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Models of Relational Development


Theories that describe relational stages enable us to see how our relationships go through predictable phases of initiation, maintenance, and sometimes, termination



Knapp's Model of Coming Together and Coming Apart

DeVito's Six-Stage Model

Duck's Model of Relational Dissolution

Strategies for Terminating Relationships

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