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Risk in Relationships

  • By: Richard Bulcroft & Silvia K. Bartolic
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Risk in relationships can be considered in two distinct ways. From a psychological perspective, risk can be defined as a way of thinking about relationships (a cognitive schema) where choices to form and maintain intimate relationships are thought to involve ...

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