Relationship outcomes and their predictors : Longitudinal evidence from heterosexual married, gay cohabiting, and lesbian cohabiting couples

@article{Kurdek1998RelationshipOA,
  title={Relationship outcomes and their predictors : Longitudinal evidence from heterosexual married, gay cohabiting, and lesbian cohabiting couples},
  author={L. A. Kurdek},
  journal={Journal of Marriage and Family},
  year={1998},
  volume={60},
  pages={553-568}
}
  • L. A. Kurdek
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Marriage and Family
Data from partners of 236 married, 66 gay cohabiting, and 51 lesbian cohabiting couples were used to assess if members of married couples differed from those of either gay couples or lesbian couples on five dimensions of relationship quality (intimacy, autonomy, equality, constructive problem solving, and barriers to leaving), two relationship outcomes (the trajectory of change in relationship satisfaction and relationship dissolution over 5 years), and the link between each dimension of… Expand
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