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ERIC Number: EJ348898
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Bonds or Bargains: Relationship Paradigms and Their Significance for Marital Therapy.
Johnson, Sue
Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, v12 n3 p259-67 Jul 1986
Discusses contrasting conceptual paradigms describing the nature of intimate relationships. Relationships may be viewed in terms of a rational bargain or as an emotional bond. The implications of each paradigm for the process of marital therapy and the role of bonding and attachment in adult intimacy are prescribed. Implications for marital therapy's future direction are suggested. (Author/KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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