The Dissolution of Relationships

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What is the first stage of Rollie and Duck's theory?
Breakdown
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What does this entail?
The dissatisfaction with the relationship
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What is the second stage?
Intrapyschic
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What does this entail?
Dissatisfaction is kept quiet, brood on partner's faults
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What is the third stage?
Dyadic
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What does this entail?
dissatisfaction is made apparent to other partner
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What is the fourth stage?
Social
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What does this entail?
Dissatisfaction is shared with friends and family
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What is the fifth stage?
Grave dressing
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What does this entail?
Each partner attempts to save face
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What is the final stage?
ressurection
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What does this entail?
Each partner prepares for a new relationship from past experiences
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At what point can the relationship be saved?
the dyadic stage
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What do friends and family offer in the social stage?
They offer support and advice/ They can stir up trouble
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What are the three precipitating factors in why a relationship ends?
Lack of skills, Lack of stimulation and maintenance differences
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What are the 5 stages in Lee's theory?
Dissatisfaction, exposure, negotiation, resolution and termination
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What did Lee base this theory on?
she surveyed 112 students
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