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Discuss two or more theories of maintenance in romantic relationships

Maintenance is seen as the stage where you are trying to uphold a relationship. According to the
theories of maintenance. There are 2 theories that can help explain maintenance in romantic
relationships. The Social Exchange Theory (SET)…

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satisfaction, with high levels for alternatives were more likely to break up. This supports the IT theory
because it suggests that the factors that Rusbult identified do in fact affect the level of commitment
in a relationship, therefore validating the model.

A problem with their study is…

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