All forms of functional communication.
Consistent use of verbal bause and/or physical or sexual agression, or violence.
Intensely positive feelings.
The expectation of pemanence
Passion and intimacy
All of the above
Violates display rules.
Is at the differentiating stage of a relationship.
Experiences emotion states but not emotion traits.
Tries to protect himself or herself from the exchange of feelings by minding his or her own business, and avoiding relationship entaglements or involvements.
At stage 5, bonding.
Not a relationship.
Violating display rules.
A pseudo conflict.
Want to destroy one another.
Feel committed to winning.
Feel that victory is insufficient unless it is total.
Try to find a solution that is beneficial to each.
There is a disagreement over facts rather than values.
There is disagreement over values rather than facts.
Facts cannot be verified.
Someone mistakenly believes that two goals cannot be achieved simultaneously.
One person considers the situation a conflict, but the other does not.
We could end up with something we do not want.
We express our true feelings.
We might change directions like a weather vane.
We do not take steps to improve a relationship that is causing us trouble.
We may be afraid of rejection.
The right to make mistakes
The right to express feelings and opinions
The right to make choices for others
The right to say no without feeling guilty
The right not to assert oneself
All of the above
The rugged individual.
The team player.
A climate of trust and respect.
A leader with tolerance for disagreement.
Men and women have the same physiological response, but their display of emotions and how they are verbally expressed differ.
Culture and race are much clearer determinants than gender.
Men and women are most alike in how they display anger and hostility.
Because women are viewed as more objective and independent, they tend to display their emotions more easily.
The ideal is to have a conflict-free relationship.
Handling conflicts well means that someone needs to deny his/her needs.
What people disagree about is more important than how they handle the conflict.
When handled well, conflict serves to strengthen the relationship.