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The dark side of close relationships II

Author: William R Cupach; Brian H Spitzberg
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 2011.
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Sheds light on the paradoxical, dialectical, and mystifying facets of human interaction, not merely to elucidate dysfunctional relationship phenomena, but to help readers explore and understand it in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William R Cupach; Brian H Spitzberg
ISBN: 9780415804578 0415804574 9780415804585 0415804582 9780203874370 0203874374
OCLC Number: 299711320
Description: xix, 452 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Overview of the dark side of relationships research / Daniel Perlman and Rodrigo J. Carcedo --
May-December paradoxes : an exploration of age-gap relationships in western society / Justin J. Lehmiller and Christopher R. Agnew --
Fairytales and tragedies : narratively making sense of the dark side (and the dark side of making sense) of personal relationships / Jody Koenig Kellas, Erin K. Willer, and Haley Kranstuber --
Dark sides of computer-mediated communication / David C. DeAndrea, Stephanie Tom Tong, and Joseph B. Walther --
Internet matching services : the good, the bad, and the ugly (disguised as attractive) / Susan Sprecher --
Affectionate communication is good, except when it isn't : on the dark side of expressing affection / Kory Floyd and Perry M. Pauley --
Infidelity : when, where, why / Irene Tsapelas, Helen E. Fisher, and Arthur Aron --
Relational turbulence : what doesn't kill us makes us stronger / Denise Haunani Solomon and Jennifer A. Theiss --
In-laws or outlaws : the dark and the bright in in-law relationships / Mary Claire Morr Serewicz and Rebecca A. Hosmer --
Dark clouds with silver linings : the (dys)functional ambivalence of stepfamily relationships / Paul Schrodt and Dawn O. Braithwaite --
Women's relationships with incarcerated men / Susan A. Miller and Diane H. Felmlee --
The meaning of girls' social aggression : nasty or mastery? / Erin K. Willer and William R. Cupach --
Intimate partner violence and aggression : seeing the light in a dark place / Brian H. Spitzberg --
Narcissism and relationships : from light to dark / Joshua D. Foster and Jean M. Twenge --
Living single : lightening up those dark, dopey myths / Bella DePaulo.
Responsibility: edited by William R. Cupach, Brian H. Spitzberg.
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"They succeed in presenting a coherent volume that incorporates myriad disciplinary perspectives, including communication, psychology, anthropology, and sociology." - CHOICE, April 2011

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