Evaluation of Rollie and Duck's model of relationship breakdown

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Traditional models of relationship breakdown focuses primarily on the distress of the break up rather than than the growth. Women tend to report more growth from breakups than men

-Impact of relationship dissolution (Akwrt 1998)
The role played by the person who decided on the breakup is the most powerful factor of the experience. Akert discovered the people who did not initiate the break up were the most miserable, lonely, depressed and unhappy rather than the other person who found the break up the least painful part but may feel guilty…


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