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Sullivans Interpersonal Theory and the book of Proverbs.

Examine Sullivan's Interpersonal Theory. Pick either "Tensions" (Energy System) or "Dynamisms" (Behavior Patterns). Compare and/or contrast the classes listed (Needs and Anxiety or Malevolence, Intimacy, Lust and Self-System) with the wisdom given in the Book of Proverbs. Use Scripture from the Book of Proverbs in your thread.

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Sullivan deemed a typical pattern of behavior as dynamisms which in turn refer to specific body zones or tensions.

Malevolence is the dynamism of hatred and evil, or living among ones enemies. Individuals who are malevolent have a hard time giving and receiving intimacy with others.
Proverbs 2, 9-15 states Then you will understand righteousness and justice and equity, every good path;10 for wisdom will come into your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul;11 discretion will watch over you,
understanding will guard you,12 delivering you from the way of evil, from men of perverted speech,13 who forsake the paths of uprightness to walk in the ways of darkness,14 who rejoice in doing evil and delight in the perverseness of evil,15 men whose ...

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