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Ekimchik O.A. Stress in heterosexual relationship


EKIMCHIK O.A. STRESS IN HETEROSEXUAL RELATIONSHIP
Full text in Russian: Екимчик О.А. Стресс в близких гетеросексуальных отношениях

Kostroma State University, Kostroma, Russia

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The paper reveals the problem of stress in man–woman relations. Qualitative heterosexual relationship`s characteristics such as closeness, intimacy, adults` romantic attachment, evaluation of relationship, Self and a partner are analyzed. Experience and coping with stressors (jealousy, cheating, and loneliness) are described. There is given an empirical verification of hypothesis about correlations between everyday stresses and the relationships quality. The sample consists of 25 couples who have been partners from 1 to 7 years. It has been confirmed that everyday hassles could be real straight and indirect stressors in close relations Qualitative characteristics of close relationship determine the relationship traits and their evaluation.

Keywords: close relationship, stress, heterosexual relationship, everyday relationship hassles

 

Funding
The study was supported by the RF President grant for the state support of young Russian researchers, PhD, project MK–7109.2015-6.


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Received 25 August 2016. Date of publication: 31 October 2016.

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Ekimchik Olga. A. Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of socio-cultural service and tourism, Institute of humanitarian science and technology, Kostroma State University, ul. Dzerzhinskogo, 17, 156001 Kostroma, Russia.
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Ekimchik O.A. Stress in heterosexual relationship. Psikhologicheskie Issledovaniya, 2016, Vol. 9, No. 49, p. 6. http://psystudy.ru (in Russian, abstr. in English).

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