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Date Created: 02/23/16
Chapter7: ChoosingaPartner HDFS 1300 Development of Contemporary Families Dept. of Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences University of Houston Dr. Jordan LectureGuidingQuestions 1. What is dating? 2. How can we address dating violence? 3. What do scientific theories say about how we choose mates? Whatisdating? Types of Dating: Going steady Pack dating DA TING Serious dating is when two people meet at an agreed Engagement upon time and place to partake in a social activity. ReasonsforDating: Biological maturation leads us to become partnerserested in potential romantic Opportunity for sexual experimentation DA TING Recreation is when two people Companionship and intimacy/closeness meet at an agreed Love and affection upon time and place Mate selection To obtain social status to partake in a social Fulfilling ego needs activity. Socialization Big business Researchers describe the dating process as attract a spouse with the highest numbero of desirable characteristics and the fewest number of undesirable characteristics. DA TING The 3 components of the marriage market is when two people are: meet at an agreed upon time and place 1. Supply of men and women to partake in a social 2. Personal preferences that one is activity. seeking in a mate 3. Personal resources that one can offer a potential mate How canwe address datingviolence? Dating violence is quite prevalent: 88% of college students have experienced at DA TING least one incidence of emotional, verbal, partnerphysical aggression from a dating VIOLENCE is the perpetration or threat of an act of 96% of high school students reported at least violence against a person 59% of these students reported physicald in the context of a violence relationship, including Females are more than twice as likely to sexual assault, physical experience dating violence than males abuse, and verbal or emotional abuse. Date rape is the act of forcing sexual intercourse on a non-consenting partner . DA TING VIOLENCE is the perpetration or 85% of sexual assaults involve threat of an act of acquaintances or friends violence against a person in the context of a relationship, including Often unreported and sexual assault, physical unprosecuted abuse, and verbal or emotional abuse. Whatcanwe do toaddressdatingviolence? 1. Know your own sexual policies; decide when sexual intimacy is acceptable for you. 2. Communicate these policies openly and clearly. DA TING 3. Avoid being alone with a person until you have can trust the person.licies and believe that you VIOLENCE 4. with a person with whom you do not wish tou are is the perpetration or become sexually intimate. threat of an act of 5. If someone tries to force you to have sex, make your objections known: Talk first, but struggle and scream violence against a person if necessary. in the context of a (Allgeier & Allgeier, 2000 as cited ithKail & Cavanaugh’s relationship, including Human Development: A Life-Span View, 7 Edition) sexual assault, physical Don’tblamevictimswhentheydisclosedatingviolenceto abuse, and verbal or you! Datingviolence is always the faultof the perpetrator. emotional abuse. ThingstoKnow:  Signs of an Unhealthy Relationship  Warning Signs That Someone Might be Abusive  What You Can Do  Names of Places on Campus Where People Can Go for Help intimate-partner-violence/ Whatdoscientifictheories sayabouthowwechoose mates? Theories of Mate Selection Parentimagetheorystates we are more Psychodynamic likely to select mates who look like our opposite-sex parents Theories are based on the idea that our mate choices are influenced by Ideal matetheorystates we are more our childhood experiences. likely to select mates who have • Parent Image Theory personality characteristics that we • Ideal Mate Theory perceive are similar to our opposite-sex parents Whatarethelimitationsof thesetheories? Complementaryneeds theory needs opposite of our owno have NeedsTheories • Complementary needs theory Examples: What arethelimitationsof this theory? Exchangetheorieswork on the premise of cost-benefit analysis. Exchange What are some potential rewards? Theories Costs? use the concepts of rewards and costs to explain interpersonal attraction What are thelimitationsof these theories? All eligible partners (all people) Developmental Propinquity ProcessTheories process of narrowing down the Physical vast number of potential partners attraction using a filtering system. Each filter just one person is until Social filter Select a mate QuestionstoConsiderWhileReading 1. How has dating changed throughout history? 2. Why do people date? 3. Can you provide examples of the different types of dating? 4. How do relationships tend to progress or escalate? 5. How do people meet potential partners? 6. How does dating differ among gender groups? Social class groups? Racial groups? Age groups? Sexuality groups? 7. What are the differences between arranged marriages and “love” marriages? engaging in active reading and studying. Anything in your textbook is “fair game” for futurer exams, so read, study, and take notes on all of the topics. 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