Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools

Commentaries on this Media!

Dialectic tension

by Aimee DuBois

This clip from the classic television show "I Love Lucy" explores the relationship between couples and friends as they address the difficulty of managing to keep their long term relationships new and fresh, working to avoid the inevitable predictability that comes with being together for so long. The dialectic tension of novelty vs. predictability is a common stressor for most interpersonal relationships.

Vacation from marriage

I_love_Lucy clip that shows the novelty versus predictability dialectic tension in relationships

from I love Lucy (1954)
Creator: CBS
Distributor: CBS
Posted by Aimee DuBois