Typology Of Termination Relationship Theory

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For some, finding someone to be in a relationship with is a tough ordeal. On the other hand, for others, ending the liaison seems to be a difficult feat. Why breakups happen are neither here nor there, the question at hand is how do the individuals involve achieve the desperately wanted single status. This research will place focus on the terminating relationship theory, the five-factor typology of disengagement strategies within the termination relationship theory: positive tone, verbal de-escalation, behavioral de-escalation, negative identity management and justification; whether or not there is a distinct difference how men and women end relationships and reasons for termination. Terminating Relationship Theory Relationships are part of life and quite often come to an end. At some point in life, people experience heartache when they separate from their loved ones. There are a plethora of reasons as to why relationships end. Many theories have been developed to try to explain why people decide to disengage relationships and leave others hurt and dissatisfied. According to Cody (1982), “in social exchange theory, a relationship can be terminated by higher costs compared to the benefit from the relationship.” When one party feels they are investing more in a relationship for a return that does not meet their desires, ending the relationship is always an option (Cook, Cheshire, Rice, & Nakagawa, 2013). Unequal contribution in a relationship is often the leading

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