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Marital conflict and children's adjustment: a cognitive-contextual framework.
A framework is presented that organizes existing studies and suggests directions for future research on processes that may account for the link between marital conflict and child maladjustment. Expand
Assessing marital conflict from the child's perspective: the children's perception of interparental conflict scale.
The Children's Perception of Interparental Conflict Scale (CPIC) appears to be a promising instrument for assessing perceived marital conflict, and several issues regarding its interpretation are discussed. Expand
“Hooking Up” Among College Students: Demographic and Psychosocial Correlates
College students’ experiences with hooking up, a term that refers to a range of physically intimate behavior that occurs outside of a committed relationship, showed that similar proportions of men and women had hooked up but students of color were less likely to hook up than Caucasian students. Expand
The kiss of the porcupines: From attributing responsibility to forgiving
How to maintain relatedness in the context of being harmed by others, especially an intimate partner, is a fundamental human challenge. Forgiveness provides a way of meeting this challenge as itExpand
Curiosity and Exploration: Facilitating Positive Subjective Experiences and Personal Growth Opportunities
The potential role of curiosity in advancing understanding of various psychological phenomena is discussed and a theoretical model that informs research on the design of a new measure and the nomological network of curiosity is elaborate. Expand
Assessing attributions in marriage: the relationship attribution measure.
A brief, simple measure of different types of attributions for partner behavior was examined in 3 studies of married couples, and the results address several problems with existing assessments. Expand
Self–Forgiveness: The Stepchild of Forgiveness Research
Although research on interpersonal forgiveness is burgeoning, there is little conceptual or empirical scholarship on self–forgiveness. To stimulate research on this topic, a conceptual analysis ofExpand
Research on the Nature and Determinants of Marital Satisfaction: A Decade in Review
Scientific study of marital satisfaction attracted widespread attention in the 1990s from scholars representing diverse orientations and goals. This article highlights key conceptual and empiricalExpand
Attributions in marriage: review and critique.
A review indicates that dissatisfied spouses, compared with satisfied spouses, make attributions for the partner's behavior that cast it in a negative light, and experimental, clinical outcome, and longitudinal data suggest that attributions may influence marital satisfaction. Expand
Forgiveness, forbearance, and time: the temporal unfolding of transgression-related interpersonal motivations.
The investigators proposed that transgression-related interpersonal motivations result from 3 psychological parameters: forbearance, trend forgiveness, and temporary forgiveness; the distinctiveness of each of these 3 parameters underscores the importance of studying forgiveness temporally. Expand