Attachment, conflict resolution, and dating relationship satisfaction in young adults: A path analysis model
Keywords:attachment patterns, conflict resolution, dating relationship satisfaction, path analysis, young adults
Studies have consistently demonstrated the role of attachment style to relationship satisfaction. Conflict resolution is also identified as a significant determinant of relationship satisfaction. While separate analyses have supported the role of attachment style and conflict resolution to relationship satisfaction, the present study aimed to comprehensively review the roles of those determinants in through path analysis model. Thus, this study focuses on exploring the roles of attachment style and conflict resolution to dating satisfaction. The study was participated by 824 young adult participants (Mage = 21.6; SD = 2.54). The results showed that anxious attachment, avoidant attachment and conflict resolution significantly reduced relationship satisfaction. This study illustrates that attachment patterns and conflict resolution are important factors in maintaining relationship stability and satisfaction.
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