breakdown of a relationship

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  • Breakdown of  relationships
    • Duck's theory of a breakdown
      • 4 stages of breakdown-
        • 1.Intra- psychic- one of the partners starts to be unhappy but the other partner does not know it
        • 2. Dyadic phase- partner gets involved in the problem and the couple may solve the problem
        • 3. Social phase- when family and friends find out and try to solve the problem
        • 4.Grave- dressing- when the partners think about their future life without their partner
    • Lee's theory of a breakdown
      • 5 stages of breakdown
        • 1.One of the couples starts to feel unhappy because of the relationship
        • 2.Other partner gets involved in the problem
        • 3. Negation- couple tries to solve the problem
        • 4. The couple tells to the family
        • 5. Couple continues life without each other
      • Both theories are to reductionist
        • Duck's theory of a breakdown
          • 4 stages of breakdown-
            • 1.Intra- psychic- one of the partners starts to be unhappy but the other partner does not know it
            • 2. Dyadic phase- partner gets involved in the problem and the couple may solve the problem
            • 3. Social phase- when family and friends find out and try to solve the problem
            • 4.Grave- dressing- when the partners think about their future life without their partner
      • some couples don't go through all stages
      • Both done only on heterosexual relationships
        • it gives a chance of repeating the relationship

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