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Balance Theory

Balance is achieved when there are three positive links or two negatives with one positive

Example: person likes celebrity and celebrity endorses product, person more likely to also like said product

Social Exchange Theory

A perspective that views people as motivated to maximize benefits and minimize costs in their relationships with others

Compassionate Love

A secure, trusting, stable partnership

Passionate Love

Romantic love characterized by high arousal, intense attraction, and fear of rejection

Self-Disclosure Reciprocity

Revelations about the self that a person makes to other people

Do opposites attract?

No - over the years, research has consistently shown that people tend to associate with others who are similar to themselves

How to handle conflict in a relationship

-increase rewarding behavior in other aspects of the relationship

-try to understand the other's POV

The Triangular Theory of Love

A theory proposing that love has three basic components - intimacy, passion, and commitment - which can be combined to produce eight subtypes

Interdependent Relationship

mutual reliance/dependence between two or more groups