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101RELf2009 - 5. How do relationships end?--When might they...

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"Haven't I seen you somewhere before?" -- Relationships Introduction to Communication, 11/12/09 1. Relationships as things we "have" vs. relationships as things we "do" 2. How do "romantic" relationships begin? 3. Stages of relationship development --initiation --exploration --intensification --formalization/bonding --redefinition --progressive commitment 4. What moves people through relationships? non-interpersonal knowledge <----------> interpersonal knowledge (Miller & Steinberg) --self-disclosure high/low self-disclosure 4. Stable relationships --pet names, personal idioms, and private language --communication climate --defensive -supportive
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--dependencies and counter-dependencies --progressive and regressive spirals --self-fulfilling prophecies
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Unformatted text preview: 5. How do relationships end?--When might they end?--Reasons for relationships ending--dissatisfaction with partner--dissatisfaction with relationship--dissatisfaction with others--problems with circumstances--"Passing away"--new intimate enters the scene--expanding interaction distance--individual physical/psychological development--"Sudden death"--death of a partner--external and internal factors --unilateral action after unfulfilled promise--mismatched goals for relationship--unforeseen event--violation of rules for relationship 6. Relationships in the new millenium micro-wave relationships (Gergen) the pure relationship (Giddens) the impact of cell phones 7. Relationships as things we "have" vs. relationships as things we "do"...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2012 for the course 189 101 taught by Professor Liberman during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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