https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AldOn01q_cdCvqCyx…textbook page 67-68
As a musician/singer, I’ve had plenty of boyfriends my parents did not approve of. When I was younger, it made me like them even more! As I’ve gotten older, my values, beliefs, and attitudes have changed and so has my taste in men. Unfortunately, they still do not meet my mother’s approval. lol
Think about a relationship, purchase, decision, or other scenario when you felt psychological discomfort. Using the Methods of Maintaining Consistency (p. 67-68) in the text, answer the survey questions.
1.In 200-300 words, describe the scenario you will be analyzing in this exercise.
2.Using Denial, give me two statements you could (or did) use to resolve inconsistency in your situation.
3.Now take the Bolstering route and give me two statements you could (or did) use to resolve inconsistency in your situation.
4.In your situation, did you use Bargaining or Differentiation to try and resolve the psychological discomfort? If so, what did you say to yourself? If not, do you think either of these two methods would have worked for you?
5.If your situation was resolved by Communicating, please provide 100-200 words detailing the process. If you did not resolve your dilemma by Communicating, please provide a hindsight view on what you could have done.