1. Compare and contrast the Uncertainty Reduction Theory and the Social Penetration Theory and Do you believe that there is any link between the two? Why or why not? How are they similar or different?
2. Choose a current relationship of yours and perform a cost-benefit analysis on it. Assess whether the relationship meets, fails to meet, or exceeds your comparison level. Do the same for your comparison level for alternatives. Does applying this theory help you understand the relationship? Explain.
3. Apply the Communication Privacy Management Theory to online relationships.
4. Do you think relationships are better explained through staged theories or dialectics? Why? Provide examples.