Sep 01, 2008 · This study examined the link between parental divorce and marital conflict and young adult romantic relationships, and it tested whether offspring efficacy beliefs and conflict mediate this association. Young adults (N = 358) provided data at three time points each separated by 7-week intervals. Results from structural equation modeling Cited by: 128.
Romantic Relationship Development in Young Adulthood. Theorists have proposed that the development of early romantic relationships follows a phase-based approach, whereby adolescents begin with fairly short-term, shallow romantic connections primarily occurring in peer groups that develop into multiple shorter relationships that occur less in the group context and are defined more by emotional Cited by: 121.
Oct 29, 2013 · Young Adults, Relationships, and the Realities of Life This can be compounded if the young adult does not have a strong sense of who they are in the world and what they want in a Author: Contributed by Sherry Gaba, LCSW.
Sep 08, 2013 · It is widely believed that the formation and maintenance of intimate, romantic relationships is a major developmental task in young adulthood. Developmental psychologist Erik Erikson described this time as “finding oneself yet losing oneself to another”.Author: Kira Hoffman, Psy.D.