Read chapter 1 &2 in Emery and 1, 2 & 3 in Bradbury and Karney. Please respond to the following questions using your texts. Be sure to fully respond to the questions. Your response should be at least 3 full pages and may be up to 5 pages double-spaced.
1. Discuss some of the advice that Emery gives for divorced individuals. What does he advise about emotions? What does Maslow’s Hieracrchy of Needs have to do with this topic? What type of parenting does Emery recommend? What does he say about conflict? What is alienation and parental denigration?
2. Bradbury and Karney list characteristics of an intimate relationship in chapter 1. Give an explanation of each of these and explain why they are important for these relationships. In chapter 2 they discuss ways to measure intimate relationships, explain some of these measurements.
3. In chapter 3, Bradbury and Karney discuss some of the theories that are used in the study of divorce. Choose one of the theories and explain how it applies to the study of divorce. Give an example.