Aversive Interpersonal Behaviors by Robin M. Kowalski (auth.), Robin M. Kowalski (eds.)

By Robin M. Kowalski (auth.), Robin M. Kowalski (eds.)

Aversive behaviors have higher impression on social interactions than is usually said, making a choice on own pride, interpersonal allure, number of companions, and the process relationships. What motivates aversive behaviors? To what volume do they receive wanted results? In what methods are they pointless and damaging? How do people reply, emotionally and behaviorally? those are only the various many attention-grabbing questions addressed by way of the sixteen revered researchers who give a contribution to AversiveInterpersonal Behaviors. 9 chapters supply this heretofore missed topic the eye it's due, probing a gloomy aspect of interpersonal relationships to appreciate either its damaging and adaptive nature.

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When we can rely on others' approbation and approval, we stop trying so hard to get them to like us. Thus it is that a suitor who never appears for breakfast without his beard well trimmed and his cologne apparent becomes a spouse who shows up in his underwear, unwashed and unshaven, and then steals the last doughnut. In fact, people are generally lazy social animals. Much of their social behavior is rather mindless (Langer, 1989), they constantly take shortcuts in reasoning and fail to think things through (Krull & Erickson, 1995), and they reduce effort on group tasks when they can get away with it (Karau & Williams, 1993).

Put simply, inducing guilt is an aversive interpersonal behavior precisely because it makes its targets feel so bad, but it is usually done in the service of something that is desirable and good. The purpose of this chapter is first to give some understanding to the nature of guilt, particularly its interpersonal functions. Following this is a brief presentation of the various strategies for inducing guilt and a discussion of when guilt will be used as an influence tactic within close relationships.

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