Time Spent Together and Relationship Quality: Long-Distance Relationships as a Test Case

@article{Guldner1995TimeST,
  title={Time Spent Together and Relationship Quality: Long-Distance Relationships as a Test Case},
  author={Gregory T. Guldner and Clifford H. Swensen},
  journal={Journal of Social and Personal Relationships},
  year={1995},
  volume={12},
  pages={313 - 320}
}
Although many studies have shown associations between the amount of time spent together and relationship satisfaction, none has established the causal direction of the association. While time spent together may cause increased satisfaction, it is equally likely that greater satisfaction causes couples to spend more time together. Recent research that experimentally increased the amount of time couples spent together found no increase in relationship satisfaction. The present study looks at… Expand
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