Chapter 12 Relational Dialectsof Leslie Baxter &Barbara Montgomery
 Relating         is based on the premise that personal relationships are indeterminate processes of ongoing flux.
Relational Dialectics “Social        life is a dynamic knot of contradictions, a ceaseless interplay between contrary or ...
ContradictionRefers to the “dynamic interplay betweenunified oppositions”“Formed whenever 2 tendencies or forcesare interd...
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Relational dialectics pp

  1. 1. Chapter 12 Relational Dialectsof Leslie Baxter &Barbara Montgomery
  2. 2.  Relating is based on the premise that personal relationships are indeterminate processes of ongoing flux.
  3. 3. Relational Dialectics “Social life is a dynamic knot of contradictions, a ceaseless interplay between contrary or opposing tendencies”
  4. 4. ContradictionRefers to the “dynamic interplay betweenunified oppositions”“Formed whenever 2 tendencies or forcesare interdependent yet mutually negateone another”“bonding occurs in both interdependencewith the other and independence from theother” One without the other diminishes therelationship
  5. 5. TUG-OF-WAR

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