Dissolution of relationships

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how could an economic problem be the cause for dissolution of a relationship?
one person may not be gaining as much of a profit as they did there fore this person may have dropped blow the CL
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what does Levingers 1976 theory attempt to explain?
why people remain in unhappy relationships. 1. benefits of relationships (sex) 2. financial pressures 3. no attractive alternative
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what are some strengths to the economic theory?
improvement of social exchange theory. takes into account complex reasons why people remain in marriages
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what are some weaknesses to the economic theory?
doesn't explain how initially successful marriages become unsuccessful
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what does duck 2007 suggest about dissolution of relationships?
explained in terms of risk factors. poorly maintained relationship = breakdown. 1. lack of skills 2. lack of stimulation 3. maintenance difficulties
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what lack of skills could lead to breakdown of a relationship?
duck 1991- people who lack interpersonal skills can make a relationship hard
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how can lack of stimulation lead to a breakdown of a relationship?
people expect relationships to change + develop when they don't the relationship is seen as not worthwhile
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how can maintenance difficulties lead to breakdown of a relationship?
relationships become strained die to not being able to keep close contact
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what are some strengths to ducks theory 2007?
personality has been shown to be an important factor in a relationship breakup, providing some support for the concept of social skills being a factor. relationships where one or both of the couple are high in neurotisicm are more likely to end
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Rollie + Duck 2006 what did a breakdown come form?
dissatisfaction with relationship
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what were the stages of duck and rollie 2006?
break down - intrapsychic processes-dyadic processes- social processes- grave dressing processes- resurrection processes
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what is some supporting research for rollie and ducks 2006 model?
tashiro and frazier 2003: surveyed under grads who had recent;y broken up relationships. reported experienced emotional distress but also personal growth
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weaknesses of rollie and duck 2006?
cannot explain the breakdown of all relationships, for example where the relationship ends suddenly due to an affair. only focusses on the breakdown of a relationship. it says nothing about *** a relationship got to this point of the breakdown.
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