Caught in a Bad Romance

@article{Soller2014CaughtIA,
  title={Caught in a Bad Romance},
  author={Brian James Soller},
  journal={Journal of Health and Social Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={55},
  pages={56 - 72}
}
  • B. Soller
  • Published 1 March 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Health and Social Behavior
Integrating insights from cultural sociology and identity theory, I explore the mental health consequences of adolescent romantic relationship inauthenticity—incongruence between thoughts/feelings and actions within romantic contexts. Applying sequence analysis to National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health data, I measure relationship inauthenticity by quantifying the extent to which the ordering of events of actual romantic relationships (e.g., holding hands, saying “I love you… Expand
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