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Intimate Relationships

Intimate Relationships

8th Edition
By Rowland Miller
Copyright: 2018
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Table of Contents

PREFACE

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  1. THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF RELATIONSHIPS

THE NATURE AND IMPORTANCE OF INTIMACY

THE INFLUENCE OF CULTURE

THE INFLUENCE OF EXPERIENCE

THE INFLUENCE OF INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES

THE INFLUENCE OF HUMAN NATURE

THE INFLUENCE OF INTERACTION

THE DARK SIDE OF RELATIONSHIPS

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

CHAPTER SUMMARY

 

  1. RESEARCH METHODS

THE SHORT HISTORY OF RELATIONSHIP SCIENCE

DEVELOPING A QUESTION

OBTAINING PARTICIPANTS

CHOOSING A DESIGN

THE NATURE OF OUR DATA

THE ETHICS OF SUCH ENDEAVORS

INTERPRETING AND INTEGRATING RESULTS

A FINAL NOTE

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

CHAPTER SUMMARY

  1. ATTRACTION

THE FUNDAMENTAL BASIS OF ATTRACTION

PROXIMITY: LIKING THOSE NEAR US

PHYSICAL ATTRACTIVENESS:

LIKING THOSE WHO ARE LOVELY

RECIPROCITY: LIKING THOSE WHO LIKE US

SIMILARITY: LIKING THOSE WHO ARE LIKE US

SO, WHAT DO MEN AND WOMEN WANT?

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

CHAPTER SUMMARY

  1. SOCIAL COGNITION

FIRST IMPRESSIONS (AND BEYOND)

THE POWER OF PERCEPTIONS

IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT

SO, JUST HOW WELL DO WE KNOW OUR PARTNERS?

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

CHAPTER SUMMARY

  1. COMMUNICATION

NONVERBAL COMMUNICATION

VERBAL COMMUNICATION

DYSFUNCTIONAL COMMUNICATION

AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT

FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION

CHAPTER SUMMARY

 

  1. Interdependency

Social exchange

The economies of relationships

Are we really this greedy?

The nature of commitment

For your consideration

Chapter summary

  1. Friendship

The nature of friendship

Friendship across the life cycle

Differences in friendship

Friendship difficulties

For your consideration

Chapter summary

  1. Love

A brief history of love

Types of love

Individual and cultural differences in love

Does love last?

For your consideration

Chapter summary

  1. Sexuality

Sexual attitudes

Sexual behavior

Sexual satisfaction

Sexual coercion

For your consideration

Chapter summary

  1. Stresses and Strains

Perceived relational value

Hurt feelings

Ostracism

Jealousy

Deception and lying

Betrayal

Forgiveness

For your consideration

Chapter summary

  1. Conflict

The nature of conflict

The course of conflict

The outcomes of conflict

For your consideration

Chapter summary

  1. Power and Violence

Power and interdependence

Violence in relationships

For your consideration

Chapter summary

  1. The Dissolution and Loss of Relationships

The changing rate of divorce

The predictors of divorce

Breaking up

The aftermath of breakups

For your consideration

Chapter summary

  1. Maintaining and Repairing Relationships

Maintaining and enhancing relationships

Repairing relationships

In conclusion

For your consideration

Chapter summary

REFERENCES

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