| Weesection of your Learning Students  Analyze factors that contribute to relationship  Analyze relationship dynamics through the lens of developmental Compare research findings on relatio

 | Weesection of your 

Learning 

  • Students 
  • Analyze factors that contribute to relationship 
  • Analyze relationship dynamics through the lens of developmental 

Compare research findings on relationship 

LearTo  Course  section 

Required Readings

Lehmiller, J. J. (2013). Psychology of human sexuality. West Sussex, UK: Wiley. Chapter 8, “Intimate Relationships: Sex, Love, and Commitment” (pp. 196–228)
Note: You will access this text from the Walden Library databases.

Required Media

Gottman Institute. (2009a). Making relationships work. John Gottman [Video file].
Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 40 minutes.

Optional Resources

Gottman Institute. (2008). The love lab [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oB6zNcLIH0

Discussion Spark: Selecting a Partner

Individuals vary with respect to the processes through which they select a mate. Relationships may begin through dating, courtship, or arranged marriage.

By Day 2

Post a response to the following:

How do you think the variations in the process of selecting a partner affect relationship quality and satisfaction? Make sure you consider how culture plays into our norms in mate selection as you think through your answer to this question.

Note: Discussion Sparks are intended to generate ideas and spark thoughts before you review the week’s Learning Resources or begin your Assignments. Therefore, no APA citations of Learning Resources are required for your Spark posts. For this reason, your responses may be briefer than a regular Discussion post and are due on Day 2 (unlike regular Discussion posts, which are due on Day 4). A response post is not required, although you are welcome to respond to your classmates. 

Discussion Sparks are intended to generate ideas and spark thoughts before you review the week’s Learning Resources or begin your Assignments. Therefore, no APA citations of Learning Resources are required for your Spark posts. For this reason, your responses may be briefer than a regular Discussion post and are due on Day 2 (unlike regular Discussion posts, which are due on Day 4). A response post is not required, although you are welcome to respond to your 

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