Learning Objectives

13.1: Describe the nature of hurt feelings and relational transgressions, as well as the types of hurtful messages.

13.2: Describe how deception functions in close relationships, including the factors that make deception challenging to detect.

13.3: Know the different types of infidelity, the behavioral cues to infidelity, and the two explanations for sex differences in reactions to infidelity.

13.4: Distinguish jealousy from envy and rivalry.

13.5: Describe jealous thoughts, emotions, and communication.

13.6: Understand the main concepts from relational goal pursuit theory.

13.7: Define and distinguish common couple violence and intimate terrorism.