Predicting adaptation to parenthood: The role of responsiveness, gratitude, and trust

@article{KUILE2017PredictingAT,
  title={Predicting adaptation to parenthood: The role of responsiveness, gratitude, and trust},
  author={Hagar TER KUILE and Esther S. Kluwer and Tanja van der Lippe},
  journal={Personal Relationships},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={663–682}
}
The influence of positive relationship processes, specifically perceived responsiveness, felt gratitude, and felt trust, on perceived adaptation to parenthood was investigated. It was hypothesized that both higher initial levels prior to pregnancy as well as increases over time in perceived responsiveness, felt gratitude, and felt trust predicted better adaptation to parenthood. Data from a five-wave longitudinal study of 109 newlyweds who became parents during the course of the study were used… CONTINUE READING

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