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Relationship Maintenance

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Brittney Lopez

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Transcript of Relationship Maintenance

Relationship Maintenance
Remember:
Three Main Dialectics
Chapter 12
Presented by Lyndsay Rule, Brittney Lopez, Alyson Prewit, Erin Boren, Sapphire Serrano
Relationship Maintenance
Relational Dialectics
Connection — Autonomy
Five Core Principles
1. Ownership and control of private information


2. Personal privacy rules


3. Confidant and co-owner relationship


4. Coordinating mutual privacy boundaries


5. Boundary turbulence

Communication Privacy Management Theory
of Sandra Petronio
Privacy Management
The Interactional View
Axioms
1. One cannot
not
communicate.

2. Communication = Content + Relationship

3. A relationship depends on how communication is punctuated.


4. All communication is either
symmetrical
or
complementary
.
Changing the System
Interactional Communication
We — Me

Behaviors
Actions
Activities
Co-Owner
of Private Information
Complementary
Mom
Dad
Kids
Integration - Separation
Autonomy
Connection
The need to be your own person and do things independently
The need to be close to each other. The need to link actions and decisions.
Stability - Change
Predictability
Novelty
Consistency, reliability and dependability within a relationship
Originality, freshness and uniqueness within a relationship
Expression-Nonexpression
Openness
Closedness
The desire to share intimate ideas and feelings
The desire to maintain privacy
Being overwhelmed and escaping the tension by ending the relationship
#2
RULES FOR CONCEALING AND REVEALING

Five factors play into the way we develop our own privacy rules:
Culture
Gender
Motivation
Context
Risk/benefit ratio
Paul Watzlawick
Family System
Double Bind
Reframing
Behavior of each person
affects
and is
affected
by the behavior of another
Homeostasis
Punctuate = Cause & Effect
Parent vs Child
Changing the game by changing the rules
Relational Dialectics
What is it?
A dynamic knot of contradictions in personal relationships; an unceasing interplay between contrary or opposing tendencies.
Tug-Of-War
Relational Dialectics is like a game of tug-of-war in a relationship in which, rather than winning, both individuals must give and pull to maintain relational fluidity.
Relational
Dialectics
of Leslie Baxter &
Barbara Montgomery
Chapter 14
The Interactional
View
of Paul Watzlawick
Chapter 13
Dialectic tension is not a problem to be solved, but an occasion for a relationship to change and grow.
Celebrate your unity and diversity!
How to maintain a successful relationship
Open communication
Set boundaries
Clear expectations
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