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Social penetration theory and online dating

Epistimologically, this theory makes the statement that if self disclosure is high, then the relationship will develop.

As humans we interact with each other on a daily basis and relationships are developed, some you may refer to as acquaintances, some friends, and others as intimate friends.

This may sound like common sense but it is a large part of how the world works with social and interpersonal communication.

Altman & Taylor looked at the way that the social penetration was not just a part of social psychology, but how it is a matter of interpersonal dissonance.

This theory seems to pertain to real world experiences, however, Altman and Taylor abandoned several main factors that influence self disclosure.