Motivating Change in Relationships

@article{Lambert2010MotivatingCI,
  title={Motivating Change in Relationships},
  author={Nathaniel M. Lambert and Frank D. Fincham and Tyler F. Stillman and Steven M. Graham and Steven R. H. Beach},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={126 - 132}
}
The objective of the current studies was to test whether praying for a relationship partner would increase willingness to forgive that partner. In Study 1 (N = 52), participants assigned to pray for their romantic partner reported greater willingness to forgive that partner than those who described their partner to an imagined parent. In Study 2 (N = 67), participants were assigned to pray for a friend, pray about any topic, or think positive thoughts about a friend every day for 4 weeks. Those… 
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