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Reactions to a Dominant Partner, Implications for Satisfaction: Relationship Matters Podcast 63

Relationship Matters Podcast Number 63 “Negative affective reaction to partner’s dominant behavior influences satisfaction with romantic relationship”: Dr Gentiana Sadikaj from McGill University, Montreal discusses her recent article on how dominant behaviour can cause a negative effect on the partner by and then how that can affect the relationship quality. Read the associated article here

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The Benefits of Practicing Compassionate Love in Our Relationships: Relationship Matters Podcast 28

In the 28th installment of SAGE's Relationship Matters podcast, hosted by Dr. Bjarne Holmes of Champlain College, Professor Harry Reis (University of Rochester) discusses how and why everyday acts of compassionate love benefit our relationships.

In collaboration with Michael Maniaci and Ronald Rogge (also of the Univ. of Rochester), the researchers asked 175 newlywed couples to complete daily diaries for a period of two weeks. In each daily diary participants reported on their own compassionate acts as well as their perception of their partners’ compassionate acts.

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