How do relationship desire and sociability relate to each other among singles? Longitudinal analysis of the Pairfam survey

  title={How do relationship desire and sociability relate to each other among singles? Longitudinal analysis of the Pairfam survey},
  author={Elyakim Kislev},
  journal={Journal of Social and Personal Relationships},
  pages={2634 - 2650}
  • Elyakim Kislev
  • Published 24 June 2020
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Social and Personal Relationships
This study examines the effect of relationship desire on singles’ social lives and vice versa. Based on the German-based Panel Analysis of Intimate Relationships and Family Dynamics study, never-married singles and divorced singles were analyzed. Cross-sectional results showed a correlation between the extent to which singles desire relationship and both the relative importance of friendships and overall social satisfaction. Further analysis, using longitudinal methods, showed that the move to… Expand

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