Interpersonal Relationships Types and Theories
Interpersonal Relationships Types and Theories
Friendship are interpersonal relationships: communication must take place involved personalistic focus friends react to each other as complete persons
Friendships are interdependent relationships : The closer the friends are the more interdependent they become When actions of one affect more significantly than if they were just casual friends.
Friendships are mutually productive: They are not destructive and are productive are characterized by mutual positive regard. trust emotional support and sharing of interest
Types of Friendships : Reciprocity : characterized by loyalty Each individual shares equally in giving and receiving the benefits and rewards of the friendship
Receptivity: there is an imbalance in going and receiving Ex. Doctor and patient teacher and student
Association: neighbor type of relationship coworker more of online examples.
Friends with Benefits: Is when two people are intimate or romantic with each other more men than women are known to have friends with benefits. Found to be a big thing within college students to just hook up with out any commitment.
Friendship Culture Gender and Technology: Culture : United states you can be friends with someone but not ever really go out of your way for the whereas Asia Latina America that is a quality amount many friends. If you are not willing to sacrifice for your friend than that person is not really your friend.
Gender : Women are more emotional and affectional behavior are displayed as for Men are more likely to have friends with other people who they share hobbies with like playing cards or sharing a project with at the office.
Technology: When your friends with someone online and their friends starts adding you and build friendships that way. Provide a sense of belonging
Types of Love: Eros (beauty and sexuality)focus on the outside and physical 2. Ludus : entertainment and excitement is like a game but fun not to be taken serious 3. Storge (peace and slowness)set out not to find a lover but to establish a relationship 4. Pragma (Practicality and tradition ) seeks a relationship that will work 5. Mania ( Elation and depression)extreme highs and lows is obsessive wishes to be possessed. 6. Agape is a self giving love loves everyone ( compassion and selflessness )
Love Culture Gender and Technology: Culture: Asians are more friendship orientated than europeans In the US, both men and women can start and end the relationships Religion on break ups come to play
Gender: Women get custody rights in the US preferably, whereas Iran the right go to the man in which the woman has a burden
Technology: This section was primarily about online dating and how the percentages have been pretty steady throughout time.
Characteristics of Families: Defined roles : man is primary wage earner. woman is more likely to be the primary cook gay couples roles are not found
Recognition of responsibilities : having certain obligations and responsibilities to one another to help financially for example
Shared history and future Have had past interaction talks about the marriage divorce rates and stats.
Shared living space : referring to the long distance relationships and how common and uncommon those are.
Couple Types : Traditional share everything together hold traditional gender roles the have a lot of communication 2. Independent Couples stress their individuality the relationship is important but they spend time apart with other friends and family 3. Separate Couples - Live together but view they relationship as more of a conviencnce than a result of mutual love of closeness.
Family Types : Consensual families : high in conversation high and conformity 2. Protective High in conformity Low in conversation 3. Laisezz- faire families Low in conformation and low in conversation 4. Pluralistic Low in conformity and high in conversation None is better than other is just how the family works.
Culture and families : divorces are looked down upon depending on religion. Gender and Familes : Gay and lesbian families are accepted in some cultures In the US Supreme court recently approved gay marriages. Technology and Families : Children who spend more time on their phones have poor or bad relationship with their parents. have more behavioral problems as well.
Mentoring : when one person has more experience than another and they train a mentee to teach. also frequently online
Romantic Relationships at Work: Not really encouraged in some work environments although it could be a healthy relationship and the couple who have common interest if working in the same place it often leads the person to be in a difficult position when it comes to promotional or moving locations etc. Another reasoning brought up in this section was that going to school and finding a romantic relationship there did not work than it is more than likely that you will find it at work since you see that person often and talk with them etc.
Networking: In this section having social capital was the main focus. Having many knowledgeable and powerful contacts. This process is called networking examples they provide are websites like LinkEd
Politeness at work: Don't touch other peoples things. Respond the same way that they sent the message email to email text to text. don;t use any lingo or abbreviation stray away from emojis. Overall, treat everyone politely.
Online- Only Relationship
Blogging: respond in Dialogue Track stats use creative titles Tweeting : Avoid fast forwarding Leave room for tweets if you want retweets create complete profile Don't take things personal
Social and Networking Relationships : Be educated about the decisions you make and post. Nothing that will hurt your image or promote another company. Give your profile a lot of attention Avoid revealing any bad work habits.
Attraction Theory bird of the same feather same culture same interest not exactly that you are attracted to them but that you would most likely be because on similarities
Social Exchange Theory People weight potential benefits of the relationships and risks of social relationships maximize awards and minimize costs.
Equity Theory : Individuals are motivated by fairness costs and benefits are equal on both ends of the relationship.
Relationship Dialectic theory : Is more with people you have close ties with under lie and high lights the tensions and struggles of the relationship.
Relationship Rules Theory : Acknowledge each other views perspective cultures gender etc. Abide by the rules they all have.