Relationship quality, commitment, and stability in long-distance relationships.

  title={Relationship quality, commitment, and stability in long-distance relationships.},
  author={Gretchen Kelmer and Galena Kline Rhoades and Scott M. Stanley and Howard J. Markman},
  journal={Family process},
  volume={52 2},
Using a nationally representative sample (N = 870), the present study compared long-distance romantic relationships to close-proximity romantic relationships in terms of relationship quality, commitment, and stability. Individuals in long-distance relationships generally reported higher levels of relationship quality on a number of relationship quality variables, as well as higher levels of dedication to their relationships and lower levels of feeling trapped (i.e., felt constraint), but were… CONTINUE READING
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