Unit 9 Written Work Assignment
Singing Through the Stages of Relational Development
Our favorite songs often lead us through a storyline of romance, true love, heartbreak and loss. It is actually quite easy to find Knapp's stages of relationship development play out through the lyrics of top billboard hits. For example, consider these three hits:
Jason Derulo's "Marry Me" finds a young man dreaming of finally reaching the "bonding stage" of his relationship.