Instructor: Dr. Marcia D. Dixson

Office hours: TR 2:00 - 4:00

and happily by appt.

Office: NF 230B

Phone: 481-6558 Email:

COM 597 The Dark Side of

Relational Communication

Fall, 2013



















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As your read Chapter 2 May-December Paradoxes

1. Which theoretical perspective do you feel best explains age-gap relationships: evolutionary, equity/social exchange, or social role perspectives? Why?

2. What seems to be the most important consideration for creating a stable age-gap relationships? Why is that likely the case?

3. What do you feel is the most important missing piece in the research about age-gap relationships? Why?