Negative Effects of Close Social Relations
Antonucci, Toni C., Akiyama, Hiroko, Lansford, Jennifer E., Family Relations
Negative Effects of Close Social Relations* Toni C. Antonucci,** Hiroko Akiyama, and Jennifer E. Lansford
This study examines close social relations among older married adults with children. Results indicated that women named more close relationships than did men and were less happy the more people they named, though this was not true of less close relationships. People who reported negative feelings about network members were less happy. Specifically, men who wanted more people they could depend on and who felt their network was too demanding were less happy, while women who felt that their network members got on their nerves were less happy These results suggest that not all …
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Publication information: Article title: Negative Effects of Close Social Relations. Contributors: Antonucci, Toni C. - Author, Akiyama, Hiroko - Author, Lansford, Jennifer E. - Author. Journal title: Family Relations. Volume: 47. Issue: 4 Publication date: October 1998. Page number: 379+. © 2002 Family Relations. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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