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By Steve Duck (auth.), Terri L. Orbuch (eds.)

Social scientists from a variety of disciplines were more and more eager about the character, constitution, and serve as of shut relationships. even though lots of the early paintings related to shut relationships drew cognizance to the improvement of shut relationships, because the mid-1970s researchers have started to enquire the various varied points attached to the lack of shut relationships. regardless of the switch to a extra finished conceptual framework, shut courting study is usually criticized for being atheoretical; the examine is criticized for being merely descriptive in nature and therefore missing a extra theoretical framework. opposite to this trust, I desire to argue that researchers within the quarter of shut courting loss hire numerous serious and well known theoretical views to explain, clarify, and comprehend the endings of relationships-thus, the fruition of this ebook. the main target of this edited e-book is to give and light up, inside one quantity, a few of these significant theoretical views. the quantity as an entire has a number of exact features. First, inside of every one bankruptcy, the authors offer a common evaluation of the theoretical according to­ spective or procedure during which they study shut dating loss.

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For instance, Murstein and Glaudin (1968) showed that persons with gross psychiatric symptoms have low marital adjustment; Athanasiou and Sarkin (1974) showed that the risk of divorce is increased for couples who had a high number of sexual partners before marriage. Researchers often hoped that divorce could be predicted in this way by such factors as socioeconomic status of the marriage partners, number of sex partners before marriage, and so on. In a theoretical climate that encourages us to think of divorce as an event, the predictors of the event are worth knowing about.

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Conceptualization of relationship loss as a process entails the embedment of a theory of loss within the context of broader theory of 20 Duck other relationship processes-or else we commit ourselves to seeing relationship loss as unconnected, whether psychologically, sociologically, developmentally, ontologically , or philosophically, to other aspects of relating (Duck, 1981). Attempts to represent breakdown as a process (Baxter, 1984; Duck, 1982; Hagestad & Smyer, 1982) tried to explain relationship loss as a lengthy chaining of parts with extensive ramifications in people's lives, ranging from health issues to issues of management of face.

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