The Relationship of Verbal-Nonverbal Incongruence to Communication Mismatches in Married Couples
- A field of silence. Lambert, Page // Marriage Partnership;Spring96, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p34
Relates the author's frustrations regarding emotional support in her marriage. Realizing emotions trapped in silence; Difficulty in bringing up the feeling of sadness; Asking each other for emotional support.
- SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS, EMOTIONAL CLOSENESS, AND LONELINESS AMONG OLDER MEAL PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS. Hall-Elston, Claudia; Mulling, Larry C. // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal;1999, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p503
This study examines the social interactions older persons have with their children, spouses, and/or friends, the perceived emotional closeness present in these social relationships and the extent to which these relationships influence feelings of loneliness. Data from the participants were...
- Are You Saying...? Chapman, Gary D. // Marriage Partnership;Summer2005, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p11
Emphasizes the importance of communication in marriage. Possibility of preventing misunderstandings between a married couple; Clarification of messages being spoken; Significance of listening in communication.
- Spouses' Mental Health Affects Marital Happiness. // CPJ: Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal;Nov2004, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p9
The article reports that spouses' mental health affects marital happiness. People's level of anxiety or depression and their partners' can affect how happy they are in marriage. Investigators found that when one spouse is depressed, both are likely to be dissatisfied with the relationship. The...
- save your marriage now. Patz, Aviva; Herr, Laurie // Health (Time Inc. Health);Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p101
Provides information on the use of Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for married couples. Background on attachment injury; Effect of EFT on troubled relationship based on studies conducted by psychology professor Susan Johnson and several colleagues; Details of the experiences of couple Rob and...
- AwKward marriage moments! Ruddy, Erin Zammett // Redbook;Aug2011, Vol. 217 Issue 2, p164
The article describes certain embarrassing and ridiculous encounters reported by married couples. A married woman writes that during their first holiday as a married couple her husband, who is 6-foot-3 and about 220 pounds, lost his footing on a step and fell flat. She says that was the first...
- Mad About You! Oliver, Gary; Oliver, Carrie; Stoop, David; Stoop, Jan // Marriage Partnership;Spring2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p34
Presents tips on how to make anger work in marriage. Categories of anger; Acceptance of responsibility; Identification of the source and cause of the anger.
- The Recognition of Spouses by Their Distinctive Emotional Characteristics. Clarke, David D. // Journal of Social Behavior & Personality;Jun97, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p345
Two studies are reported examining the idea that married people recognise certain emotions, or sequences of emotions, as distinctive of their spouses, and can perform recognition tasks from these cues alone. In one study, participants were asked to identify their spouses, just from abstract,...
- How Venus and Mars unwind. MC // Prevention;Dec2004, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p44
Reports on a study which found that many married couples experience similar feelings at the end of a long day. How women tend to feel emotional while men withdraw.