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Parenting Style Quiz

Description: Chapter 12 reveals three general approaches to parenting including authoritarian, permissive, and authoritative styles. To examine your understanding of each approach, view these series of videos and take the Parenting Style Quiz. Challenge yourself and identify the parenting styles of each parent.

Five Signs of a Manipulative Relationship: Dr. Julie Hanks on KSL TV’s Studio 5

Description: In this television interview, Dr. Julie de Azevedo Hanks discusses the five signs of a manipulative relationship. Typically, manipulative partners adopt strategies to get us to comply with their needs, wants, or desires. Have you ever been in a manipulative relationship with someone?

Take Control of Your Nonverbal Communication—Nick Morgan—Power Cues

Description: In this interview, Nick Morgan reveals strategies to control one’s nonverbal communication behavior through power cues in our work relationships. What factors influence others’ perceptions of power in relationships?

The Three Types of Eye Gazing

Description: In this video clip, there different types of eye gazing are revealed. Eye behaviors can indicate dominance in a relationship. How do oculesics reveal power behaviors in relationships?

Gay Marriages Are More Successful Than Straight Marriages

Description: In this video, a marital study is discussed that suggests that non-heterosexual marital relationships may be more egalitarian than heterosexual marital relationships. After reviewing the findings of the study discussed in this video, do you agree or disagree with this study’s claim?

Building Attunement and Gender Equality: Strengthening Relational Processes for Couples

Description: In this lecture, Dr. Naveen Jonathan discusses the egalitarian process in gender roles in heterosexual and non-heterosexual relationships. From his perspective, he argues that partners prefer egalitarian marriages rather than traditional marriages. What factors might contribute to this attitude in romantic relationships?

Audio Links

The Power of Influence in Dating and Relationships With Brad Harker

Description: In this Last First Date Radio podcast, influence expert Brad Harker discusses strategies to influence our partners. How do our influence skills play a role in our dating relationships?

Gain Influence and Balance Power in Important Relationships

Description: Balancing the power in our relationships can help us develop healthy relationships. When power is imbalanced, it can trigger negative emotional effects. In this Therapist Uncensored podcast, power balance in relationships are discussed.

Building an Equal Relationship at Home—What Would a Feminist Do?

Description: Dr. BraVada Garrett-Akinsanya talks about nurturing egalitarian relationships from a feminist perspective in a podcast hosted by The Guardian. What power challenges need to be managed in relationships?

Web Links

Four Truths About Power in Relationships (Including Yours)

Description: Chapter 12 discusses how power impacts our relationships. This Psychology Today article empowers us to identify the power dynamics that are occurring in our current close relationships. To find out about the role of power in your relationships, complete the Relationship Power Inventory (RPI) and reflect on how power influences how you interact with your partner.

Who’s the Boss in Your Relationship?

Description: In this Psychology Today article, Dr. Lisa Firestone discusses how imbalanced relationships have one dominant and one submissive partner in a relationship. How does one’s expression of power dictate a relationship?

Power, Control, and Codependency

Description: When power goes unmanaged in a relationship, codependency may occur. In this PsychCentral article, Dr. Darlene Lancer discusses power, control, and codependency in relationships. What strategies does she suggest to balance out relationships?

The Definitive Guide to Parenting Styles

Description: In this Parent Co. article, the various parent styles are discussed to help parents understand their approach in communicating with their children. What parent style(s) did your parents adopt while you were growing up? How did your parents’ style(s) affect how you currently communicate with others in relationships? What parent style do you prefer in raising your current or future children?

Does a More Equal Marriage Mean Less Sex?

Description: In this New York Times article, Lori Gottlieb discusses the sexual habits of egalitarian romantic relationships. What factors are involved in the frequency of sex in egalitarian relationships?