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Theories of relationship formation, maintenance and breakdown

Theories of Reasons for formation of relationship Reasons for maintenance of relationship Reasons for breakdown of relationship
Matching hypothesis This theory explains that people who are similar in Matched couples tend to have long lastingA couple may be matched together and

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would result in the maintenance of a
relationship, if resolution is successful.
Rollie & Duck's Expartners begin to organise their postrelationship After the breakdown stage the couple Dissatisfied partner focuses on their
(2006) model of lives and begin to publicise their own accounts of the reevaluate their relationship and talk…


Eireann Attridge


Hi Francine!!

I did a quiz and I saw your name on the leader board :)

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