Healthy Interpersonal Relationships

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Axia College Material Appendix F Healthy Interpersonal Relationships Worksheet Use your textbook to answer the following questions. Please respond in essay format. Each response should be at least 150 words in length. 1. What are the characteristics of intimate relationships? What are behavioral interdependence, need fulfillment, emotional attachment, and emotional availability? Why is each important in relationship development? The characteristics of an intimate relationship are behavioral interdependence, which means that what each person in the relationship does has an impact on the other’s life. Their everyday life intertwines with each other. One goes to work, the other misses them. This becomes stronger as time passes. Need fulfillment, which we fulfill our need for Intimacy which means we feel we can share our feelings, social integration in which we can share our problems and worries, nurturance in which we feel we can take care of someone who will in turn take care of us, assistance in which we have someone we can rely on in times of despair and affirmation, in which there is someone to remind us of our importance and help us have confidence and self esteem. All of these characteristics are important in relationship development so that we can have a
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