Reading Objectives Chapter 8 Part 2
Define Attachment Style
Attachment Style looks at social interaction styles that reflect the kind of bond an
individual has with someone, based on how positively or negatively individuals view
themselves and others.
Reading Objectives for Chapter 1 of Close Encounters
1. Describe the three general types of relationships.
Role Relationships: Functional or casual in their nature. Often are temporary and easily
changed. Examples: Waiter, Clerk, or a person you hardly in
Reading Objectives Chapter 4 Set 1
1. Define Uncertainty, self-uncertainty, partner uncertainty, and relationship uncertainty.
Uncertainty is the inability to predict or explain someones attitudes or behavior.
Self-uncertainty is when people question thei
Reading Objectives Chapter 3
1. Describe the big three forms of attraction.
Physical: When an individual is drawn to a persons looks.
Social: People we would like to be around in social environments. Someone we can be
Task: The desire to wor
Reading Objectives Chapter 2 Part 2
1. What is the difference between front stage and back stage, according to Goffmans Theory of
The difference depends on the role enacted, the audience being targeted, and the context
in which the audi
Reading Objectives Chapter 4 Set 2
1. According to Expectancy Violation Theory, what is the difference between predictive and
Predictive expectancies: What to expect in a situation due to normally happens in that
context or rela
Reading Objectives Chapter 5 Set 1
1. Describe the stages of Knapp and Vangelistis Stages of Coming Together.
Initiating: You start the relationship
Experiment: You test the boundaries of the relationship
Intensifying: The relationship forms a tighter
Reading Objectives Chapter 8 Set 1
1. Describe Sternbergs Triangular theory of love (be sure to include the three major
components of love as well as the types of love).
Sternbergs triangle theory differentiates between the different forms of affection.
Reading Objectives Chapter 6 Set 1
1. Describe the six dimensions of Social Penetration Theory.
Depth= How deep or personal the couple reaches in their communications.
Breadth= How many different topics the couple feels they can discuss.
Frequency= How of
Chapter 10 Notes
An activity that provides important information on behaviors that couples utilize to
encourage relational happiness and durability.
Pro-social Maintenance Behaviors:
Openness and Routine Talk