When Leaving Your Ex, Love Yourself

@article{Sbarra2012WhenLY,
  title={When Leaving Your Ex, Love Yourself},
  author={D. Sbarra and H. L. Smith and M. Mehl},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2012},
  volume={23},
  pages={261 - 269}
}
Divorce is a highly stressful event, and much remains to be learned about the factors that promote psychological resilience when marriages come to an end. In this study, divorcing adults (N = 109) completed a 4-min stream-of-consciousness recording about their marital separation at an initial laboratory visit. Four judges rated the degree to which participants exhibited self-compassion (defined by self-kindness, an awareness of one’s place in shared humanity, and emotional equanimity) in their… Expand
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