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Mr. Camilla Green
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This 12 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mr. Camilla Green on Saturday September 12, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to CHFD 3930 at University of Georgia taught by Wright in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 61 views. For similar materials see /class/202599/chfd-3930-university-of-georgia in Child and Family Studies at University of Georgia.

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Date Created: 09/12/15
Intimate Relationships CHP1 8182011 35000 PM Intimate RelationshipVideo Different definitions for intimacy Scientific definition Stereotype is that women are into romance men aren tenot true within group differences a lot of variation between females and a lot of variation between males yes there is a lot of variation and between group differences s an intimate relationship Interdependence 0 We have a mutual influence on one another 0 Pretty basic 0 There is a continuity factor then you move towards intimacy o Necessary but not sufficient Emotional Engagement 0 Care for the other person a connection to the other person Closeness 0 Strong and frequent influence on each other through different situations Sexual intimacy o DWright has a problem with this there are intimate friendships intimate family relationships 0 What happens more is a sharing of vulnerability and sharing of aspects of vulnerable experiencesanaked before the other person figuratively and maybe physically VULNERABILITY nothing comes between you two a You can have an intimate relationship without sex a It can however cause tension or conflict between sexual IR s and friendship IR s o In intimate relationships we have much knowledge caring interdependence mutuality when you think of the relationship more of WE than you and me sometimes there is a you and me instead of a entire unit trust commitment o DWright likes this definition better Commitment is when you have been to hell and back and your partner is still there it is a process Why are intimate relationships important What o Our ability to seek IR s is this evolved biological basis for our lives c We are more likely to survive be successful in offspring if we have a intimate relationship 0 Natural Selection process Some organisms leave behind more offspring s than others and those species will predominate more than others Relationships can survive by leaving more offspring and their nature will persist through their genes being carried or selected over time D So part of IR s is this is how we are built and being naturally selected over time 972011 41000 PM Universal experience of pair bonding across cultures Young adults tend to seek these pair bonds 0 Takes different forms Arranged marriages Love marriages o What is common is people tend to make these pair bonds Do so in considerable risk 0 Love Crimes of Kabul Individualistic Cultures vs Collectivist Cultures o US is getting what we want and don t care what our families 0 thing 0 Afghanistan or other cultures Jewish Islam Christian have arranged marriages or need family approval Financial wellbeing is better in a relationship Availability of a sexual partner o Helps them feel better about themselves Chapter 2 Research in Intimate Relationships 8182011 3 5000 PM Theorv9vaotheSiS9Dpei ationaiization thoose a Measurement Strategv gtDe5ign the studv Mnaivze the data and draw conciusions Don39t prove things out refine our theories Find support for our ideas Don39t answer questions compieteiy Working ModeisHow thev change Cognitwe deveiopment theories Eisner A AZ 5 J a 7 Outcome 0141mm CL 9 CW CL Outcome E CL CL CLM 5 i Worse A Happy Stabie A Happy Staoie An Unhappy out Heiauonship Reiayiunship Siabie Reiazionship C a CL CL CLAN CL CLAW 7 Outcome CL a Oulcm39ie L A Happy39 but An Unhappy An Uri39lapoy mme 31 T pas of Yolationshlpt m interdependence theorv This theorv is about choice gtSociai Exchange Theorv rnes we are rationai in the choice making 0 We have costs and rewards costs and ou 0 what vou are getting and what it costs vou to be in that reiationship aried a Long distance relationship and it could cost you 75 to go see your partner a Emotional costs a Psychological costs Comparison Level what you believe you deserve in your relationship How much satisfaction you have You take your outcomes and compare them to your comparison level to determine whether you are happy or not Comparison Level Alternatives what I can get somewhere else I can get better outcomes somewhere else in a better relationship than the one I am in now Social Learning Theory c We behave in a some particular way and our partners response to us either reinforces that behavior or punishes that behavior 0 O O O O ABCX Model 0 HOW If reinforced probably going to continue What are people s intentions Change in therapyeif the therapist is watching this cycle they can interrupt this Ex When your partner does this you do this instead Cognitive behavioral therapists You reach out they withdraw people respond to stress and ways they can do that e B Banadaptatiun Existing and new I re oumes 1 W p 6A COPINGb Adaptation Pilwup o G P rCep n ofXaA x bE Maiadapia39iiun Precrisis Postcrisis TIME Longitudinal study Chapter 1 Perspectives on Sexuality Ema2m a 22 an PM i What is Sexuality Define quotsexualityquot according to you Hu ma n Sexuality I The ways in which each of us experience and express ourselves as sexual beings Sexual behavior re ects our biological capabilities psychological characteristics social and cultural in uences Human Sexuality 0 Think about ALL that Human Sexuality entails What you wear how you look how your looks in uence your opportunities how you are addressedviewed by others how you address and view others and on and on Sexual Intelligence Four Components of Sexual Intelligence 1 Understanding yourself 2 Having interpersonal and sexual skills and integrity 3 Having consideration of the cultural context of sexuality 4 Having consideration of the cultural context of sexuali 3 Having scienti c knowledge of your sexuality Sexual Diversity What in uences sexual attitudes and diversity Ethnic group Common historical ancestry religion language Educational level Socioeconomic Status g DID YOU KNOW People with more education masturbate more often than less educated people do Oralgenital sex tends to be mo t common among young collegeeducated whites and least common among African Americans and individuals with less education seinRepert 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