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ERIC Number: EJ455499
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-2445
The Influence of Parents and Friends on the Quality and Stability of Romantic Relationships: A Three-Wave Longitudinal Investigation.
Sprecher, Susan; Felmlee, Diane
Journal of Marriage and the Family, v54 n4 p888-900 Nov 1992
Examined how support from parents and friends for romantic relationships of young adults affect relationship quality and likelihood that their relationships break up over time. Data from 101 dating couples over 2 years revealed support for positive effect of network support on quality of relationship. Hazard analyses showed that female partner's perceived network support increased stability of relationships. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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