Giving up and giving in: the costs and benefits of daily sacrifice in intimate relationships.

  title={Giving up and giving in: the costs and benefits of daily sacrifice in intimate relationships.},
  author={E. Impett and S. Gable and L. A. Peplau},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  volume={89 3},
  • E. Impett, S. Gable, L. A. Peplau
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
  • This research provided the first empirical investigation of how approach and avoidance motives for sacrifice in intimate relationships are associated with personal well-being and relationship quality. In Study 1, the nature of everyday sacrifices made by dating partners was examined, and a measure of approach and avoidance motives for sacrifice was developed. In Study 2, which was a 2-week daily experience study of college students in dating relationships, specific predictions from the… CONTINUE READING

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