Formation of romantic Relationships AO1

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  • Created on: 10-03-14 17:10
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  • Reward/Need Satisfaction Theory.
    • Suggests that we are attracted to people who we find satisfying. Through positive or neg stimuli
    • We seek rewarding stimuli. Eg Company, attraction. attraction occurs when needs are met
    • Operant Conditioning: We enter into relationships because a person has been related to good feelings.
    • We like people associated with good feelings.if we meet someone when happy we are more likely to like them.
    • Relationships where the positive and negative feelings outweigh the negative feelings are more likely to succeed


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