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Formation of relationships.

Matching Hypothesis:

couples seek to form relationships with the best possible partner they
think they can attract that won't reject them. Thus, it is observed that
couples have similar levels of attractiveness.
2 hypotheses:

1) More socially desirable a person is (for example, in physical…

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if a behaviour is followed by a desirable consequence, it becomes more
frequent. While if it is followed by an undesirable consequence, it
becomes less frequent.
Thus, being in a relationship is positively reinforced as it brings out
rewards such as companionship, sex and intimacy.
It is negatively…


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