Relationship Maintenance: Functions, Strategies & Purpose


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What defines a relationship?

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1. Which of these is not a form of relationship maintenance?

2. What is the focus of prosocial behavior?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you assess your knowledge of the methods one can use to maintain a relationship. Topics tested on the quiz include the definition of a relationship as well as differentiating between romantic relationship maintenance and other kinds of relationships.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz provides you with the opportunity to measure your ability to:

  • Identify what defines a relationship
  • List forms of relationship maintenance
  • Describe the focus of prosocial behavior
  • Note the behavior displayed by one's polite refusal to join a co-worker for an after-work drink
  • Discuss the difference between romantic relationship maintenance and other relationship maintenance methods

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you can draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how a relationship is defined
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding forms of relationship maintenance
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about prosocial behavior and romantic relationship maintenance

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Relationship Maintenance: Functions, Strategies & Purpose will help you gain more insight into this topic. You will enhance your understanding of:

  • What two things the term 'relationship maintenance' can mean
  • What prosocial behavior is at its most basic
  • How relationship maintenance changes from dating to marriage