The Endorsement of Communication Conflict Rules as a Function of Engagement, Marriage and Marital Ideology:

@inproceedings{Honeycutt1993TheEO,
  title={The Endorsement of Communication Conflict Rules as a Function of Engagement, Marriage and Marital Ideology:},
  author={James Michael Honeycutt and Barbara L. Woods and Karen Anding Fontenot},
  year={1993}
}
The maintenance of relationships is examined using a rules-based perspective in which engaged and married couples rated how often they followed a number of communication rules for conflict management in the marriage. In addition, couples were measured on their ideolgy about marriage using Fitzpatrick's (1988) marital typology descriptions. The results reveal four basic communicative rule dimensions dealing with conflict that include signaling positive understanding to one's partner, being… CONTINUE READING