The Dark Side of Heterosexual Romance: Endorsement of Romantic Beliefs Relates to Intimate Partner Violence

@article{Papp2017TheDS,
  title={The Dark Side of Heterosexual Romance: Endorsement of Romantic Beliefs Relates to Intimate Partner Violence},
  author={Leanna J. Papp and Miriam Liss and Mindy J. Erchull and Hester Godfrey and Lauren Waaland-Kreutzer},
  journal={Sex Roles},
  year={2017},
  volume={76},
  pages={99-109}
}
Romance and control are often conflated by the media, and individuals may believe that certain controlling or jealous behaviors by men toward women are romantic and can be a sign of love and commitment in heterosexual relationships. The current study explored three types of romantic beliefs among women: endorsement of the ideology of romanticism, highly valuing romantic relationships, and the belief that jealousy is good. The goal was to determine whether these beliefs would be related to… 

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