Your goals or mine? Women’s personal and vicarious eating regulation goals and their partners’ perceptions of support, well-being, and relationship quality

@article{Carbonneau2017YourGO,
  title={Your goals or mine? Women’s personal and vicarious eating regulation goals and their partners’ perceptions of support, well-being, and relationship quality},
  author={No{\'e}mie Carbonneau and Marina Milyavskaya},
  journal={Motivation and Emotion},
  year={2017},
  volume={41},
  pages={465-477}
}
This research examined the types of eating regulation goals that women have for themselves as well as for their romantic partner, and how these relate to their interpersonal style toward their partner, and to their partner’s psychological and relational well-being. Participants were 131 heterosexual couples. Results show that the eating regulation goals that women have for their partner (health or appearance oriented) reflect the type of goals that they personally pursue. Furthermore, women who… CONTINUE READING

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