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When the target of self-disclosure is a friend, the most frequent reason people give for volunteering personal information is...

relationship maintenance and enhancement

"It's nice to meet you" is an example of self-disclosure at which of the following levels?

Cliché
Research of male and female intimacy styles shows that...


a. differences are not as great as originally thought


b. women disclose more than men


c. women disclose more personal information than men


d. men grow close by doing things together


**E. ALL OF THESE ANSWER ARE CORRECT ARE TRUE.

"This was a rotten idea" is an example of self-disclosure at which of the following levels?

Opinion

When we self-disclose to strangers, it is usually for reciprocity or impression formation. T or F?

True
"I've never been out of this state" is an example of self-disclosure at which of the following levels?

Fact

"I don't think you're telling the truth" is an example of self-disclosure at which of the following levels?

Opinion

Your text suggests that while benevolent lies are common, the truth is always the best course of action. T or F?

False.

According to the text, which of the following is good advice about self-disclosure?

Self-disclosure is most productive when delivered in a constructive manner.

To qualify as self-disclosure, a statement must...

be intentional, significant, and not otherwise known.

The most revealing level of self-disclosure usually involves talking about feelings. T or F?

True

All of the following are dimensions of intimacy except...


a. physical


b. emotional


c. shared activities


d. intellectual


**E. ALL OF THESE ANSWERS ARE DIMENSIONS OF INTIMACY


"I'm worried that you won't follow through on your commitment" is an example of self-disclosure at which of the following levels?

Feeling

You've just delivered a speech to your classmates which none of them liked very much. According to your text, which of the following is the response you are most likely to hear when you ask them how you did?

"You made some interesting points."

In interpersonal relationships, the rule is: The more self-disclosure the better. T or F?

False.
When deciding how much to disclose, you should consider...


a. of the other person is important to you\


b. whether the amount and type of disclosure is appropriate


c. whether you have a moral obligation to do so


d. whether the disclosure is relevant to the situation


**E. ALL ARE FACTORS TO CONSIDER


Of the following, what is not considered an effect of lying?

a. once lied to, you may need to redefine previous messages from the liar.


b. deception is more acceptable depending on the liar's motives


c. a lie will be considered a transgression if it expolitive


d. the importance of the information lied about is a key factor in provoking a relational crisis


**E. ALL OF THESE ANSWER ARE CORRECT: AND CAN BE EFFECTS

An intimate relationship...

a. may only exhibit one or two dimensions


b. can be achieved by sharing activities


c. can be created through exchanging important feelings


d. can come from exchanging ideas


**E. ALL OF THESE ANSWER ARE TRUE

Saying to a friend, "I've always thought you weren't too bright," might show you didn't consider what guideline for self-disclosure?

Will the effect of the disclosure be constructive?

"I really like Mark" is an example of self-disclosure at which of the following levels?

Opinion