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  • Personal relationships

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    I don’t think that anything brings people together more than mutual hatred, except mutual hatred for each other. I suppose that is why my ex-boyfriends and I still talk to each other, or, I should say, one of my ex-boyfriends, Rob. The other one, Andrew, and I don’t talk at all. I suppose that means we must really hate each other. But the reason we don’t talk is that it still hurts, and that wound runs very deep, I doubt if it will ever heal. The “blues” is losing someone you love and not having

  • Moral Theory and Personal Relationships

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    Moral Theory and Personal Relationships In his article "The Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories," Michael Stocker argues that mainstream ethical theories, namely consequentialism and deontology, are incompatible with maintaining personal relations of love, friendship, and fellow feeling because they both overemphasise the role of duty, obligation, and rightness, and ignore the role of motivation in morality. Stocker states that the great goods of life, i.e. love, friendship, etc., essentially

  • Relationships: A Personal Essay Relationship

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    “Relationships are what make up our world today, they shape the ways we see things and the way that we do things, relationships affect how we see the world today”. I believe supporting what your partner does, having a great sum of trust and showing your affections towards your partner is what will make a healthy relationship great. Supporting whatever it is your partner does is huge for having a healthy relationship. When your being supportive towards what it is that your partner is doing, means

  • Personal Relationship: The Power Of Interpersonal Relationships

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    intimate relationships entail two individuals committed to one another, one individual tends to embrace a lesser interest in the relationship. This minimized interest could transpire from a vast array of sources, such as lacking intimacy, comparable alternatives, or a lack of emotional connection. According to the text, the “principle of lesser interest holds that in any partnership, the person who has less interest in continuing and maintaining the relationship has more power in that relationship” (Miller

  • The Importance Of Personal Relationships

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    people in close proximity (dorm)—including managing my social relationships with those people. As a result of adjusting to and exploring adult independence, I’ve both gained and lost social relationships. For example, I have a friend that identifies herself as an atheist. One of the identities that I’ve become strongly committed to in college is being a Christian. As a result, she and I disagree on many ideas and beliefs. The relationship that I had with her has become weaker, compared to the beginning

  • Personal Relationship Essay

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    Relationships are intricately complex. Made up of several interactions that are full of verbal and non-verbal communication, a relationship between any two people is completely and utterly unique. There are so many dynamics that are at play in relationships and several opportunities for both good and bad communication. In my life, I have experienced all kinds of people and relationships: friends, acquaintances, brothers, parents, teammates, lab-partners, peers, teachers, mentors. The list goes on

  • Personal Expectations In Relationships

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    7) Expectations Couples are optimistic in relationships, especially when they are committed to each other. Some require extra attention while others are easy to please. At first, most people are not very demanding due to fear of scaring the other person away. However, over time this attitude changes. Difficult to please people have no inhibitions about pointing out disapproval. This can be a range of little things, such as not washing dishes after dinner or keeping the toilet sit down, all the way

  • The Importance Of Personal Relationships

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    “[...] The success of a relationship is solely dependent on two factors: a man's ability to listen lovingly and respectfully to a woman's feelings, and a woman's ability to show her feelings in a loving and respectful way” (John Gray). When I read this simple and yet heavy quote, I was greatly perplexed. How can the success of any relationship be dependent only on two factors? Simply put with one word: communication. We tend to over complicate relationships, with anxieties and insecurities, oblivious

  • Attachment And Personal Relationships

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    the other. This has a major impact in our romantic and relationship lives. There are three main attachment styles in which one can decide his/her type according to the description offered. They are secure attachment style, avoidant attachment style and ambivalent attachment style. Understanding our styles is very important as it helps us be aware of our strengths and vulnerabilities in relationships so as to find ways to make our relationships work (schultheiss, D. P, 1995). I believe to have the

  • Personal Narrative: Intercultural Relationships

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    Personal Narrative: Intercultural Relationships Intercultural relationships are essential to our survival as a people. Without interacting withone another, the wrld would not be the place it is today. I would not be the person I amtday. I can recaall an instance of intercultural relating that has affected me. It changed the way I view the world. Living in the United States, we are subjected to many races and cultures. Living in central New Jersey, though there are many types of people, life