Presentation Type

Poster

Keywords

Psychology, relationships, parents, children, divorce

Department

Psychology

Major

Psychology

Abstract

The purpose of this research was to examine the relationship quality trends in offspring of divorced and non-divorced parents. Relationship domains included self, friendship, and romantic relationships. 68 undergraduate students completed an online survey pertaining to these three relationship dimensions. Results indicated that there were not statistically significant positive correlations between offspring of married parents versus divorced parents and their self-relationship, friendship, and romantic relationships.

Faculty Mentor

Tomas Martinez

Funding Source or Research Program

Not Identified

Location

Waves Cafeteria, Tyler Campus Center

Start Date

21-3-2014 2:00 PM

End Date

21-3-2014 3:00 PM

Included in

Psychology Commons

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Relationship Trends Across Two Generations: An examination of relationship quality in children with divorced parents

Waves Cafeteria, Tyler Campus Center

The purpose of this research was to examine the relationship quality trends in offspring of divorced and non-divorced parents. Relationship domains included self, friendship, and romantic relationships. 68 undergraduate students completed an online survey pertaining to these three relationship dimensions. Results indicated that there were not statistically significant positive correlations between offspring of married parents versus divorced parents and their self-relationship, friendship, and romantic relationships.