Adult romantic relationships as contexts of human development: a multimethod comparison of same-sex couples with opposite-sex dating, engaged, and married dyads.

@article{Roisman2008AdultRR,
  title={Adult romantic relationships as contexts of human development: a multimethod comparison of same-sex couples with opposite-sex dating, engaged, and married dyads.},
  author={Glenn I. Roisman and Eric Clausell and Ashley D. Holland and Keren Fortuna and Chryle Elieff},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={
          91-101
        }
}
This article presents a multimethod, multi-informant comparison of community samples of committed gay male (n=30) and lesbian (n=30) couples with both committed (n=50 young engaged and n=40 older married) and noncommitted (n=109 exclusively dating) heterosexual pairs. Specifically, in this study the quality of same- and opposite-sex relationships was examined at multiple levels of analysis via self-reports and partner reports, laboratory observations, and measures of physiological reactivity… CONTINUE READING

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