Expectations of relationships
What is it?
What should it be now?
What will it become?
What behavior is expected?
What do most people do?
Some expectations from people in this culture
Family members will most likely have close relations
Low Affection needs
-Triggered by unpleasant experiences
-Not wanting to get emotionally involved
-Feeling that you are unlovable
-Disturbing displays of affection
-Sensitive to rejection causes hostility and jealousy, causing self-fulfilling prophecy
Rewards and costs
Rewards- pleasures, satisfactions, and gratifications
Costs- factors that inhibit or deter performance of a sequence of behavior
Giving favors: monetary loans, satisfying sexual desires, protecting from physical
Favors given bec
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Background: Previous studies have shown that
-Bridge between childhood and adulthood
-Tension between individuality and connectedness
-Verbally may alternate between
1.Self assertion: displaying point of view
2. Permeability: expressing re
3. Mutuality sensitivity and respect for others
Influence of interpersonal needs
Do not remain static: strength and importance varies with circumstances
-Giving and receiving affection may be more important in initiation stage
-Conscious awareness of our own needs may vary according to relationship sta