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This study examined potential impacts of financial resources and values on emerging adults' choice in committed relationships ( N = 424, 26–35 years). Guided by Deacon and Firebaugh's (1988) Family Resource Management theory, financial self-sufficiency and forming a committed relationship were conceptualized as two salient goals of emerging adultho...
This study investigated how young adults’ (N = 31) perceptions of family financial socialization processes and experiences influenced their definition and understanding of financial well-being. Coding and analysis followed Gilgun et al. (Qualitative methods in family research, Sage, Newbury Park, 1992) pattern-matching approach of analytical induct...
Being in a romantic relationship is a transition that many college students enter while earning a college degree. Twenty-four students between the ages of 19 to 29 years old who self-identified as being in a committed relationship participated in this study. They completed an online survey that included both quantitative and qualitative (open-ended...
The present study explored the impact of online communication and social networking sites on military spouses as they experienced a deployment of their spouse. Qualitative data were collected through one-on-one, semi-structured Skype interviews with ten married military spouses from Eastern North Carolina. Phenomenological data analysis revealed th...