Flashcards in Chapter 3 part 2 Deck (28)
who formulated the wheel of love theory?
how many phases on the wheel of love are there, and what are they called?
Rapport, Self-revelation, Mutual dependencies, Personal needs fulfillment
Define Phase 1: Rapport
when people become comfortable with one another, they reveal aspects of themselves such as experiences, hopes, and fears
Define Phase 2: Self-Revelation
Expose private feelings or ideas. Only close relationships, often in the context of sexual activity, involve deep revelation
Define Phase 3: Mutual Dependencies
Individuals begin to rely on each other to share jokes, ideas, and intimate feelings
Define Phase 4: Personal need fulfillment
If needs are fulfilled, there is growing rapport, and circular process is renewed
what four functions does dating serve for the young person?
Identity, intimacy, Status, and sex
What four forces drive the rapid growth of online dating?
1. growing population of singles
2. Less time for romantic relationships, time spent online dating is more efficient
3. single people are more mobile, they can travel to meet people
4. workplace romance is dying
who are the disadvantaged in romance
People who do not fit the accepted standard of physical eligibility have difficulty finding a mate
What are the four groups of people classed "disadvantaged in romance"
Fat people, people with visible physical differences, older women, divorced people with kids
what did the 2011 census show about people in canada over the age of 15 that were not married?
More people unmarried than married
what stigma surrounds single people?
they are seen as choosing that choice
what is the sexual double standard
men allowed more sexual freedom than women
what was the birth control pill seen as for women's sexuality?
seen as liberating the women's choice and control
when did permissiveness regarding sex plateau?
What is the communication gap?
The use of communication differently by the sexes can lead to difficulty expressing yourself to your partner
How do men use communication?
used to achieve goals, establish authority, and compete for attention and power
How do women use communication?
used to build connections and solve problems
why is good communication habits good to implement early in a relationship?
Once communication patterns are established, they are very difficult to change
what are the two thorns in a relationship?
Sex gone bad, love gone bad
Define love gone bad
unrequited passionate love or obsession for another person:
passion fades over time, people believe they have "fallen out of love"
Define "sex gone bad'
sexual dissatisfaction arising from bad communication, infidelity
True or false: Less likely to cause break in relationship if married than unmarried
How women have reported having unwanted sex?
How men have reported having unwanted sex?
what is reported more, date rape or marriage rape?
what is meant by LAT?
A relationship where partners do not live together. represents 8% of canadians