Gratitude in Relationships 1 RUNNING HEAD : EVERYDAY GRATITUDE IN ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS It ’ s the Little Things : Everyday Gratitude as a Booster Shot for Romantic Relationships

@inproceedings{Algoe2009GratitudeIR,
  title={Gratitude in Relationships 1 RUNNING HEAD : EVERYDAY GRATITUDE IN ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS It ’ s the Little Things : Everyday Gratitude as a Booster Shot for Romantic Relationships},
  author={Sara B. Algoe},
  year={2009}
}
Gratitude and indebtedness are differently-valenced emotional responses to benefits provided that have implications for interpersonal processes. Drawing on a social functional model of emotions, we tested the roles of gratitude and indebtedness in romantic relationships with a daily-experience sampling of both members of cohabiting couples. As hypothesized… CONTINUE READING