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    Agnaldo Garcia (2012)

    Do Finns Date? Cultural Interpretations of Romantic Relating

    Saila Poutiainen (2009)
    Dating, the stage in American romantic relationships, is a popular theme in interpersonal communication research. This article claims that dating is a cultural construct and concept. The claim is supported by two means: (1) by examining the perceptions of relationships, communication, and personhood that are embedded in American women‟s interviews, and (2) by comparing these perceptions with Finnish women‟s interviews about relationship initiation. The cultural meanings of dating should be ac...

    Sex Role Orientation and Romantic Relationship Satisfaction: A Study in Turkey

    Ferzan Curun (2012)
    The purpose of the present study is to examine the relationship between the sex role orientation and the relationship satisfaction in Turkish dating couples. Seventy dating couples completed Bem Sex Role Inventory, theRelationship Assessment Scale and a demographic information form. The results indicated that while perceived sex role orientation of the partners was related to relationship satisfaction, actual sex role orientation of the partner was not related. That is, individuals who percei...

    An outline of relationships dynamics: Relationships mechanism among Chinese people

    Di Xuewei (2011)

    Perceived rights/duties in interpersonal relation and its influence to interpersonal trust

    Liu Li; Li Beilei (2011)

    Prototypic Features of Loneliness in a Stratified Sample of Adolescents

    Lasgaard, Mathias; Elklit, Ask (2009)
    Dominant theoretical approaches in loneliness research emphasize the value of personality characteristics in explaining loneliness. The present study examines whether dysfunctional social strategies and attributions in lonely adolescents can be explained by personality characteristics. A questionnaire survey was conducted with 379 Danish Grade 8 students (M = 14.1 years, SD = 0.4) from 22 geographically stratified and randomly selected schools. Hierarchical linear regression analysis showed t...

    Pregnant women’s view on their relationship: A comparison with nonpregnant women

    Massar, Karlijn; Buunk, Abraham; Gruijters, S.L.K. (2013)
    The positive effects of partner support on pregnancy outcomes and maternal (mental) health are well established in the literature. Less is known about pregnant women’s perceptions of their partner and relationship, and whether these differ from those of nonpregnant women. Therefore, in the current study, data were collected through an online questionnaire among pregnant (n = 66) and nonpregnant (n = 59) women with similar demographic profiles. The results show that pregnant women reported fee...

    My parents know best: No mating with members from other ethnic groups

    Buunk, Abraham P. (2015)
    This study examined the opposition against out-group mating and the attitude towards parental influence on mate choice among 107 Dutch, 69 Moroccan, and 69 Turkish participants aged between 15 and 25. The level of preferred parental influence on mate choice was considerably higher among the Turks and Moroccans than among the Dutch, but females in both ethnic groups were less in favor of parental influence on mate choice than males were. Overall, males showed a higher opposition against intere...
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