Which of the following statements would be in line with social exchange theory?
- A.) Sometimes we have trouble working out disagreements. He makes all of the money and thinks he should have more say in things.
- B.) When we have an argument, we have to really think about what the fight is about. We try to see things from the other person’s point of view.
- C.) We both have to look at what the other means when they speak. We sometimes have trouble communicating.
- D.) Our romantic relationship has a lot of give and take to it. He complains at times, but he constantly praises my work.
A husband comes home after having an argument with his boss about his organization skills and starts an argument with his wife about his skills. Which defense mechanism is he using?
- A.) Projection
- B.) Displacement
- C.) Rationalization
- D.) Escapism