What is Interpersonal Relationship ?
A strong bond between two or more people refers to interpersonal relationship. Attraction between individuals brings them close to each other and eventually results in a strong interpersonal relationship.
Forms of Interpersonal relationship
An interpersonal relationship can develop between any of the following:
Relationship can also develop in a group (Relationship of students with their teacher, relationship of a religious guru with his disciples and so on)
Must have in an Interpersonal Relationship
Interpersonal Relationship between a man and a woman
Famous psychologist Robert Sternberg proposed the triangular theory of love in interpersonal relationship.
According to triangular theory of love following three components lay the foundation in love affairs and marriages.
The amount of love in any relationship is directly proportional to the above three components. More the three components, stronger the relationship is.
If any of the above factors is missing from a relationship, love fades away in a short span of time giving rise to troubles and sorrows.
Relationship between friends
Interpersonal relationship between children and their parents, brother and sister, immediate family members or relatives revolve around trust, commitment and care.
- Stages in Interpersonal Relationships
- Types of Interpersonal Relationships
- Factors affecting Relationship
- Role of Communication in Relationship
- Interpersonal Relationship at Workplace
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