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2 Stresses and Strains Jealousy Deception and Lying Betrayal Infidelity Forgiveness
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3 What is Jealousy? Jealousy is the unhappy combination of hurt, anger, and fear that occurs when people face the potential loss of a valued relationship to a real or imagined rival .
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4 Two Types of Jealousy Reactive jealousy Suspicious jealousy
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Reactive Jealousy The mechanism of attraction Indicator of problems in the relationship 5
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6 Why Suspicious Jealousy? § Feelings of inadequacy in a relationship § Dependence on a relationship § Equate love = possession
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8 Who is Prone to Jealousy? u Attachment styles u Personality traits u Traditional gender roles
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9 Who Gets Us Jealous? Not all rivals are created equal. Rivals who make us look bad are particularly worrisome -- by achieving things we wish we had -- by being more attractive to our partner
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10 Harmful Jealousy Responses Retaliation Distrustful behavior towards the partner Harmful behaviors to the rival
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11 Coping Constructively with Jealousy Get rid of the notion that jealousy is a sign of “true love” Understand and accept attraction Reduce the attachment of the personal sense of self-worth to the partner or relationship. practice self-reliance and self-bolstering Talk about it!
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Deception and Lying Deception is intentional behavior that creates an impression in the recipient that the deceiver knows is false.
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course PSY 366 taught by Professor Shanhongluo during the Fall '11 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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