Some relationships exhibit dominant, such as the ones above, and secondary cycles, with different patterns emerging in specific contexts or content areas. For example, one partner may pursue sexual intimacy, while the other avoids intimacy yet purses emotional closeness or support in other aspects of the relationship.
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