Are Gay and Lesbian cohabiting couples really different from heterosexual married couples

@article{Kurdek2004AreGA,
  title={Are Gay and Lesbian cohabiting couples really different from heterosexual married couples},
  author={L. A. Kurdek},
  journal={Journal of Marriage and Family},
  year={2004},
  volume={66},
  pages={880-900}
}
  • L. A. Kurdek
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Marriage and Family
Both partners from gay and lesbian cohabiting couples without children were compared longitudinally with both partners from heterosexual married couples with children (N at first assessment = 80, 53, and 80 couples, respectively) on variables from 5 domains indicative of relationship health. For 50% of the comparisons, gay and lesbian partners did not differ from heterosexual partners. Seventy-eight percent of the comparisons on which differences were found indicated that gay or lesbian… Expand
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