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CHAPTER 18 Interpersonal Processes in Romantic Relationships

  title={CHAPTER 18 Interpersonal Processes in Romantic Relationships},
  author={Anita L. Vangelisti},
I nterpersonal communication is central to romantic relationships. The way two people interact when they first meet can either ignite or extinguish hopes of future romance (Davis, 1973). Couples' communication is associated with what partners think about each other (Sillars, Roberts, Leonard, & Dun, 2000), how they generally behave toward each other (Fitzpatrick, 1988), and how they feel about their relationship (Noller, 1984). Patterns of interaction can even determine whether a relationship… 



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