psycology 21-23

  1. Refers to having lived with two or more romantic partners, neither of whom were marital
    Serial Cohabitation
  2. love that has intimacy passion and commitment
    Consummate Love
  3. Involves passion and commitment but not intimacy
    Fatuous Love
  4. involves intimacy and commitment but not passion
    Affectionate or companionate Love
  5. involves passion and intimacy but not commitment
    Romantic Love
  6. resilient individuals who grew more competet, well-adjusted, and self-fulfilled
    More likely to be female
    The Enhancers
  7. Largest group 
    mix of strengths and weaknesses
    Mix of successes and failures
    Many found new friends, hobbies, skills, not as good at planning and less persitent than the enhancer group
    The good-enoughs
  8. Motivated to find new partners as soon as possible
    Not especially healthy if you don't fix personal problems that may have contributed to divorce
    The seekers
  9. Sough of casual sex 
    typically not a long-term response: most libertines went on to desire a stable relationship after a year
    The libertiness
  10. made up about 10 percent of sample
    Most had successful careers and or social lives
    Express little inerest or desire in remmariage
    The competent loners
  11. Heightened emotional problems, suicide risk
    Many had similar probems prior to the divorce
    often had broader problems coping with stress
    The defeated
  12. families in which each parent brings at least one biological child to the new family unit
    Complex stepparent Homes
  13. more warmth and affection is shown towards own children
    Owness Effects
  14. families in which only one parent bring bilogical children to the new family unit
    Simple stepparent homes
  15. Inhibits open communication between individuals in a close relationships
  16. One partner nags while the other partner stops talking
  17. One partner supresses his or her thought, feeling or opinions out of fear that such self-expression might damage the relationship
  18. One partner creates impression that they are listening to the other contact, concerned facial expressions, head nodding
  19. One partner avoids and or withdraws from discussions of specific topics with their aprtner
    Topic Avoidance
  20. a patterns of dyadic communication where one person nags or complains while the other person avoids the issue at hand or withdraws from the dicussion
    Demand Withdraw
  21. suggest that the romnntic partner who is less emotionally invested will generally have more power
    Principle of least interest
  22. can be defined as an organized combination of attributes, motives, values, and behaviors unique to each individual
  23. Emotionaly instable or emotionally stable 
    refers to our general tendency towards positive mental health versus psychological disturbance
  24. sociability and outgoingness or solitary
    Refers to our desire and or need to be around other people
  25. refers to out passion for seeking out new experiences
    Openness to Experience
  26. Disciplined and organized or erratic and irresponsible
    Refers to our tendancy to see through commitments and abligations
  27. refers to the degree to which we can compromise or get-along with others; the general demeanor we have in our interactions with others
  28. Refers to a childrens' ability to plan for the future, detect errors, and follow a course of action, sounds a bit like conscientiousness
    Effortful Control
  29. situation specific ways in which people adapt to changing roles and environments
    Characteristic Adaptions
  30. Narrative Identties
    Unique and integrative life stories that we construct about our pasts and futures how we give our lives meaning
  31. Most likely to be well-adjusted across life domains 
    self confident, independent, articulae, attentive, helpful, cooperative, task-focused
  32. Shy, quiet anxious, over dependent on others, withdrawn, averse to conflict
  33. Active energetic, impulsive, stubbor, easily distracted
  34. Ability to adapt to stress or environmental change
  35. Self-regulation of impulses
  36. Refers to finding meaning from nurturing the next generation, caring for other, or enriching the lives of other through our work
  37. Midlife adults who fail to achieve generativity may feel ______ or without a sense of purpose in life
  38. childhood memories of feeling special, being unusually sensitive to others struggles having a mission or purpose early on in life
    Commitment Script
  39. Tragic events that turned out for the best
    Redemptive Sequences
  40. refers simply to feeling good
    Hedonic Happiness
  41. Refers to having a sense of meaning and purpose in life; incorporations Erickson's and McAdams notion of generativity
    Eudaimonic Happieness
  42. refers to how people experience and perceive the quality of their own lives
    Subjective Well-being
  43. an indication of maturity and can impact personality development
    Lost Possible Selves
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psycology 21-23