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The Maintenance of Romantic Relationships


SOCIAL EXCHANGE THEORY (THIBAUT + KELLEY)
P ROFIT
+
LO SS

P eople f
orm rel
a t
ionshi
ps to
gain
p r
o f
it
. Rew ar
ds > Costs.

RE WA RD :
sex,
care,
comp an i
onship
CO ST:…

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EQUITY THEORY (WALSTER ET AL)

S tr
ive
for
equit
y +
feel
di
stressed
at
unfai
rness (
ME SS I
C K
+
C OO K)

A ny equi
ty
= dist
ress
S TA FFOR D + CAN ARA Y:2
0 0 ma rr
ied co upl…

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