Parent-child relationships, partner relationships, and emotional adjustment: a birth-to-maturity prospective study.

@article{Overbeek2007ParentchildRP,
  title={Parent-child relationships, partner relationships, and emotional adjustment: a birth-to-maturity prospective study.},
  author={Geertjan Overbeek and H{\aa}kan Stattin and Ad A. Vermulst and Thao Ha and Rutger C. M. E. Engels},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={429-37}
}
This study examined whether detrimental childhood relationships with parents were related to partner relationship quality and emotional adjustment in adulthood. The authors tested a theoretical model in which (a) low-quality parent-child relationships were related to conflict and low-quality communication with parents in adolescence, (b) parent-adolescent conflict and low-quality communication were linked to low-quality partner relationships in young adulthood, and (c) low-quality partner… CONTINUE READING