Secret romantic relationships: consequences for personal and relational well-being.

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Previous research on romantic secrecy found that hiding one's relationship from others predicted lower levels of relationship quality. The present research built on this work by exploring the potential consequences of relationship concealment on partners' commitment level and personal health. Study 1 found that greater secrecy was associated with reduced… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0146167209342594

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