"Yeah you can use my forks" One week later all of your forks are gone.
"I love you pissy alley!! You've got so many better stories than I do!"
"I didn't mean that your hair color looks like the outside of a sweet potato, it looks like the inside. It's russet! Russet's a beautiful color! No, no it's not brassy!!"
"Well, yes, I'm sorry, and I totally understand you, but that's kinda unacceptable."
"I'm not UNcalm!!"
"Now that I've thought about what I said, there's a chance I may have been wrong but I still think I'm at least partially right. Maybe even 55% right. Which is still mostly right although I agree not totally."
"You made me hit you."
"Your ass is ripe unto maturation. Yes, that's a compliment. Ugh, nevermind."
"Oooh, I hope they burn so I can dance around the flames."
"I'm not demanding I just know how I like things. Oh gawd, I hope they don't spit in my food."
"Well the please was more or less a courtesy, not a real option. "
"Awww, you're so precious".
"I hope there's no fecal matter on my lemon rind. Oh shit, did I say that out loud?"
Relationships have normal ebbs and flows. They do not automatically get better and better when the participants learn more and more about each other. Instead, the participants have to work through the tensions of the relationship (the dialectic) while they learn and group themselves and a parties in a relationships. At times the relationships is very open and sharing. Other time, one or both parties to the relationship need their space, or have other concerns, and the relationship is less open. The theory posits that these cycles occur throughout the life of the relationship as the persons try to balance their needs for privacy and open relationship. Interpersonal Communication Theories and Concepts Social Penetration Theory 1 Social Penetration Theory 2 Social Penetration Theory 3