In this exercise, you will reflect on your own expectations for relationships.
Begin this assignment by finishing the following sentence:
“I would never enter into a long-term romantic relationship with someone who _______________.”
List at least four characteristics that would be deal breakers for you.
Then, in a one-page paper, answer the following questions:
- Do your answers most reflect a sociocultural model of relationships or your individual perspective? Explain how you came to this conclusion.
- How would your answers be different if you adopted the alternative sociocultural perspective?
- What class material, theory or concept helps you understand your expectations regarding romantic relationships with more nuance and complexity?