Variable Details:

Source:

Murray, Sandra L., John G. Holmes, and Maya Aloni (2009), "Commitment Insurance: Compensating for the Autonomy Costs of Interdependence in Close Relationships", Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 97, 256-278.
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Variable



Definition:

  • Tapped the value people attached to their partner. Two items tapped positive sentiment, and one item tapped compensatory thinking.


Item(s):

  • In love with my partner.
  • My partner is a great partner.
  • Did your interactions with your partner make you think more about his/her positive or negative qualities?


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