Chapter Eight 2011

Chapter Eight 2011 - Communicating in Close Relationships...

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Communicating in Close Relationships Chapter Eight
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Overview of Themes Close Relationships and the Individual The Individual, Relationship Communication, and Society Ethics and Close Relationships Improving Conflict Skills
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Close Relationships and the Individual
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The Importance of Close Relationships Central to psychological and physical health People are happier and healthier when they have good relationships
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What Are Close Relationships? Relationships in which people see each Communication marked by high disclosure and openness The relationships are expected to endure over time
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Influences on Relationship Development Proximity Physical Closeness Electronic Closeness Attractiveness Physical Attractiveness The Matching Hypothesis Personality Similarity Values and Interests Uncertainty Reduction Theory (I am attracted to people who are kind, entertaining and understanding.)
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Stage Models of Relationship Development: The Knapp Model Toward Commitment Initiating Experimenting Intensifying Integrating Bonding Toward Termination Differentiating Circumscribing Stagnating Avoiding Terminating
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