Influence of childhood on romantic relationships

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1. What is the continuity hypothesis?

  • Belief that romantic relationships are continuations of childhood attachment
  • The type of romantic relationships an individual has is based upon the temperament of the individual
  • Expectations of romantic relationships which we learn from our first attachment
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2. Which study found that peer interactions in childhood are practises of adult relationships?

  • Nangle et al.
  • Qualter and Munn
  • Erwin
  • Richard and Schneider

3. What did Qualter and Munn suggest?

  • Boys have more competitive activities and girls have more cooperative and sharing activities
  • Peer interactions in childhood act as practises for future relationships
  • How individuals approach adult relationships is based upon an internalised self value from peer interactions in childhood
  • Girls have more imitate relationships and reported to have more trust and care in relationships

4. What did Alpert et al find?

  • Childhood doesn't u;i,lately steersmen romantic relationships in the future
  • Those who were abused during childhood had a sense of isolation from others and damaged ability to trust others
  • Those who were isolated and distanced themselves from others had difficulty forming healthy romantic relationships

5. Which study found that when Czech twins were abused till 7 years old they were still able to form healthy romantic relationships later on in life?

  • Bowlby
  • Koluchova
  • Alpert et al.
  • Richard and Schneider
  • Van der Kok and Fisler


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