Discuss Theories for the Breakdown of Romantic Relationships

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  • Discuss Theories for the breakdown of relationships
    • AO1    DL
      • Duck 1.intrapsychic 2.Dyadic      3. Social    4. Grave      dressing
      • Lee
        • 3. Negotiation
        • 2. Exposure
        • 4. Resolution
        • 1. Dissatisfaction
        • 5. Termination
    • AO2 TALKAB "Talk About Breakdown"
      • T - Tashiro - found students after breakdown had better insight due to grave dressing
      • A - Akert - found those who initiated were less upset. No model can explain.
      • L - Lee - Doesn't take individual differences into account. e.g. some people skip stages of the models
      • K - Kassin - Found gender differences. Women blame emotional unavailability while me blame sex.
        • women want to remain friends while men want a clean break
      • A - Argyle -  Backed up Kassin and found that women broke up due to lack of emotional support while men broke up due to lack of fun
        • K - Kassin - Found gender differences. Women blame emotional unavailability while me blame sex.
          • women want to remain friends while men want a clean break
      • B - Boekhout et al - Evidence for Duck, found that lack of skills can lead to break down. Found main reason for extra marital affairs include boredom, lack of sex variety and emotional stimulation. However, sample based on cheaters who could have lied

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