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Key Concept Definition Supporting Evaluation
Research
RNS Theory proposes May and Hamilton Lacks ecological validity and
Reinforcement + people attracted to those mundane realism:
(1980)
Reward/Need Satisfaction they... People do not meet people under
those circumstances.
Theory Find rewarding to be with…

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(unconditional stimulus) they were condition than in either affiliation.
in when they met them. of the other conditions.
Successful relationships
develop when...

The positive feelings outweigh the
negative feelings.
Matching Hypothesis + The more socially Computer Dance ­ Culture Bias, Ethnocentric:
desirable…

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The people who found The concept `physical
their matches attractive attractiveness' is poorly
carried their relationships operationalised it is subjective.
on.
The Filter/ Stage Model + Relationships develop through Kerchoff & Davis The Filter Model has external
different filters and different (1962)…

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How well a couple get on and fit Supports `Frequency of
each other's needs- happens interaction' (Dyadic: Romantic relationships
once a relationship is established between two people. Does not
and determines the longevity of include, define or explain
said relationship. polygamy.)



A…

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should be like and what we expect influenced the decision to
Theories of Relationship Maintenance to gain. end the relationship.

Comparison Level for alternatives:
comparisons made based on what
an alternative relationship may have
to offer.

Offers an explanation of how Many…

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for the other motivates
giving. They have some
concerns over equity but
are more relaxed when it
comes to compromises.
They tend to think that in a
relationship, rewards and
costs eventually balance out
and equity is achieved.




By Patrice Camille Stephens

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Stephanie Rollie and Steve Duck Supported by The model has implications for
A Model Of Relationship (2006) have developed a model observations of real-life intervention. It highlights
Breakdown of termination of close or break ups. Tashiro and communication as a vital
Rollie…

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Theories of Relationship Breakdown in the weeks after the
relationship.
Lack of Skills Extramarital Affairs Gender Differences:
Reasons For Relationship women are more
Breakdown The lack of social skills, therefore, Boekhout (1999) dissatisfied by
Duck (1999) means that others perceive them as…

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