Marital satisfaction and communication behaviors during sexual and nonsexual conflict discussions in newlywed couples: a pilot study.

@article{Rehman2011MaritalSA,
  title={Marital satisfaction and communication behaviors during sexual and nonsexual conflict discussions in newlywed couples: a pilot study.},
  author={Uzma S. Rehman and Erick Janssen and Sarah K Newhouse and Julia R. Heiman and Amy Holtzworth-Munroe and Erin E Fallis and Eshkol Rafaeli},
  journal={Journal of sex & marital therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={94-103}
}
The way couples communicate during conflict discussions has been found to be a reliable predictor of marital satisfaction. However, in previous research, there has been little experimental control over the selection of topics. The present study examined, in a sample of 15 newlywed couples, whether affective displays during the discussion of a sexual and a nonsexual conflict topic differentially predict current marital satisfaction. Communication behaviors were coded using an adaptation of the… CONTINUE READING
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