Expressions of Relationships

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These are my rough notes of what is being written on the flip chart during the VRM meeting breakout on 2006-01-25.

Types of Relationships

  • marriage
  • business partnership
  • counselor
  • subscription
  • friendship
  • family
  • contract
  • employment
  • confucian
  • mentor / advisor
  • citizenship
  • familiar stranger
  • customer
  • vendor
  • circle of trust

Expressions of Relationships

You know it is a relationship when ...

  • there are implications for the future
  • expectations
  • recognition
  • subscription
  • payment
  • tipping
  • genealogy
  • hate sites
  • strong feelings
  • recommend
  • contract
  • employment
  • ask advice
  • expose yourself to vulnerability ("trust")
  • blacklist
  • conversation
  • stalking
  • repeat patronage
  • badmouth
  • reliance
  • federation
  • referral
  • sponsor


Some interesting questions

  • Are we presuming that relationships are bidirectional? (e.g. crush) No ...