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Healthy Relationship Factors.

Can you identify four factors that are central to building and maintaining healthy intimate relationships. Describe each of the four factors you have chosen, and explain the importance of each one. In addition can you create a case study reflecting the importance of the factors you described.

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(1) Can you identify four factors that are central to building and maintaining healthy intimate relationships?

As noted in the research, people may feel more secure and comfortable with each other, and will more likely have a stable, lasting relationship. Four factors forming a secure network and healthy relationship include: (a) communication behaviors, (b) bond, (c) responsibility, and (d) psychological needs.

(2) Describe each of the four factors you have chosen, and explain the importance of each one.

Koerner & Fitzpatrick (2002) explain that communication behaviors (e.g. problem solving) are associated with positive outcomes, and those with avoidance behaviors such as avoiding, threatening and resisting will yield more negative outcomes. Further, according to Koerner & Firzpatrick (2002) interpersonal conflict in a relationship regarding differences, disagreements and incompatibility is made stronger by positive ...

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This solution identifies four factors that are central to building and maintaining healthy intimate relationships.

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