Fund Of Comm

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Fund Of Comm
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  1. Commitment
    A decision to remain with a relationship
  2. Dyadic Processes
    The set of process in relational deterioration in which established relationship patterns break down and partners discuss problems and alternative futures for the relationship.
  3. Explorational Communication
    The stage in the escalation of romantic relationships in which two people explore various common interests and backgrounds that might provide a basis for further interaction
  4. Grave-Dressing Processes
    The set of process in the deterioration of romantic relationships in which partners put the relationship to rest
  5. Independence
    A relationship stage in which a person is characterized by unique needs, goals, experiences and qualities that affect what he or she looks for in others and relationships.
  6. Intensifying Communication (Euphoria)
    The stage in the escalation of romantic relationships that increases the depth of a relationship by increasing personal knowledge and allowing a couple to begin creating a private culture.
  7. Intrapsychic Processes
    The first set of processes in the disintegration of romantic relationships
  8. Invitational Communication
    The second stage in the escalation phase of romantic relationships, in which people signal that they are interested in interacting and respond to invitations from others
  9. Neutralization
    One of four responses to relational dialects; involves balancing or finding a comprise between two dialectical poles
  10. Personal Relationship
    A relationship defined by uniqueness, rules, relational dialects and commitment and affected by contexts.
  11. Psychological Responsibility
    The Responsibility for remembering, planning, and coordinating domestic work and child care
  12. Reframing
    One of four responses to relational dialects. The reframing response transcends the apparent contradiction between two dialectical poles and reinterprets them as not in tension
  13. Relational Culture
    A private world of rules, understanding, and patterns of acting and interpreting that partners create to give meaning to their relationship
  14. Relational Dialects
    Opposing forces or tensions that are normal parts of all relationships. (Autonomy/Connectedness; Novelty/Predictability; Openness/Closedness)
  15. Rules
    Patterns ways of behaving and interpreting behaviors; All relationships develop rules.
  16. Segmentation
    One of four responses to relational dialects. Segmentation responses meet one dialectical need while ignoring or not satisfying the contradictory dialectical need
  17. Separation
    One of four responses to relational dialectics, in which friends or romantic partners assign one pole of a dialects to certain spheres of activities or topics and the contradictory dialectical pole to distinct spheres of activities or topics

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