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Oct.-9-CMST - CMST 1061 Oct. 9 Lecture Audience: Factors...

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CMST 1061 Oct. 9 Lecture Audience: Factors that affect types of relationships: 1. Number of People a. Dyads b. Groups (3 or more individuals) 2. Purpose a. Task ex. Taxi driver/passenger, doctor/patient, trainer/athlete b. Social- Personal/Social ex. Friendships 3. Duration a. Short-term ex. Clerk/customer b. Long-term ex. Family/ friends 4. Level of Intimacy a. Casual (min. level of support and sharing ex. Acquaintance, cleaner) b. In-between (mod. Level of support and sharing ex. Colleague) c. Intimate (max. level of support and sharing ex. Love Partner, friend) Theories to Understand Relationships: 1. Social exchange – we work to sustain relationships that give us the greatest benefit (Perceived, relationship, rewards – perceived, relational, costs = perceived, relational, benefits) AKA (Rewards – Costs = Profit) You are going to stay in a relationship as long as it remains profitable to you. Social penetration Model
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course CMST 1061 taught by Professor Hebert during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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Oct.-9-CMST - CMST 1061 Oct. 9 Lecture Audience: Factors...

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