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Table of Contents to: Handbook of Relationship Initiation Edited by: Susan Sprecher Amy Wenzel John Harvey Part I: Introduction Preface: Susan Sprecher, Amy Wenzel, & John Harvey Chapter 1: Have We Met Before? A Conceptual Model of First Romantic Encounters CARRIE A. BREDOW, RODNEY M. CATE, TED L. HUSTON Chapter 2: Friendship Formation BEVERLEY FEHR Chapter 3: An Evolutionary Perspective on Mate Choice and Relationship Initiation DAVID P. SCHMITT Chapter 4: Attachment Theory and Research: A Special Focus on Relationship Initiation GARY CREASEY AND PATRICIA JARVIS Part II: The Process of Relationship Initiation Chapter 5: Prelude to a Kiss: Nonverbal Flirting, Opening Gambits, and Other Communication Dynamics in the Initiation of Romantic Relationships MICHAEL R. CUNNINGHAM & ANITA P. BARBEE Chapter 6: Uncertainty and Relationship Initiation LEANNE K. KNOBLOCH & LAURA E. MILLER Chapter 7: Information Seeking in Initial Stages of Relational Development WALID A. AFIFI & ALYSA A. LUCAS Chapter 8: Self-Disclosure and Starting a Close Relationship VALERIAN J. DERLEGA, BARBARA A. WINSTEAD, & KATHRYN GREENE Chapter 9: On Becoming ¿More than Friends¿: The Transition from Friendship to Romantic Relationship LAURA K. GUERRERO & PAUL A. MONGEAU Part III: Diverse Contexts of Relationship Initiation Chapter 10: The Social and Physical Environment of Relationship Initiation: An Interdependence Analysis XIMENA B. ARRIAGA, CHRISTOPHER R. AGNEW, NICOLE M. CAPEZZA, & JUSTIN J. LEHMILLER Chapter 11: Speed-dating: A Powerful and Flexible Paradigm for Studying Relationship Initiation PAUL W. EASTWICK & ELI J. FINKEL Chapter 12: MySpace or Your Place: Relationship Initiation and Development in the Wired and Wireless World KATELYN Y. A. MCKENNA Chapter 13: Thebusinessoflove.com: Relationship Initiation at Internet Matchmatching Services SUSAN SPRECHER, PEPPER SCHWARTZ, JOHN HARVEY, & ELAINE HATFIELD Part IV: Attraction and Other Emotions in Relationship Initiation Chapter 14: Attraction and the Initiation of Relationships: A Review of the Empirical Literature JENNIFER WEISHO BRUCE & WILLIAM G. GRAZIANO Chapter 15: Insider Perspectives to Attraction SUSAN SPRECHER & DIANE FELMLEE Chapter 16: Falling in Love ARTHUR ARON, HELEN E. FISHER, GREG STRONG, BIANCA ACEVEDO, SUZANNE RIELA, & IRENE TSAPELAS Chapter 17: Satisfaction, Love, and Respect in the Initiation of Romantic Relationships SUSAN S. HENDRICK & CLYDE HENDRICK Chapter 18: The Emotional Landscape of Relationship Initiation SANDRA METTS & SYLVIA L. MIKUCKI Part V: Challenges and Problematic Relationship Initiation Chapter 19: Hookups: A Facilitator or a Barrier to Relationship Initiation and Intimacy Development? ELIZABETH L. PAUL, AMY WENZEL, & JOHN H. HARVEY Chapter 20: Romantic Relationship Initiation following Relationship Dissolution MARK A. FINE, TINA A. COFFELT, & LOREEN N. OLSON Chapter 21: ¿Thanks, but No Thanks¿.¿ The Occurrence and Management of Unwanted Relationship Pursuit WILLIAM R. CUPACH & BRIAN H. SPITZBERG Chapter 22: Emotional Disturbances and the Initial Stages of Relationship Development: Processes and Consequences of Social Anxiety and Depression AMY WENZEL & TODD B. KASHDAN Part VI: Cognitions, Beliefs, and Memories About Relationship Initiation Chapter 23: ¿So How Did You Two Meet?¿: Narratives of Relationship Initiation LINDSAY CUSTER, DIANE HOLMBERG, KAREN BLAIR, & TERRI L. ORBUCH Chapter 24: Relationship Beliefs and Their Role in Relationship Initiation C. RAYMOND KNEE & AMBER L. BUSH Chapter 25: The Role of Ideal Standards in Relationship Initiation Processes SISI TRAN, JEFFRY A. SIMPSON, & GARTH J. O. FLETCHER Chapter 26: Perceptions of Goals and Motives in Romantic Relationships GLENN D. REEDER Part VII: Commentary Chapter 27: Ending the Beginning of Relationships DANIEL PERLMAN
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