relationships. On the other hand, being responsive and emotionally supportive can help reduce stress in difficult times.A 2021 study analyzed whether supportive partners could reduce the adverse effects of internal and external stress on the relationship.
Researchers assessed their behavioral responsiveness based on several factors. These included abilities such as sensitivity, understanding, correctly anticipating a partner’s needs, and willingness to provide adequate care.Researchers compiled data from a longitudinal study that included 195 couples from the first group and 158 couples from another group.
Couples had been together an average of five years.For the study, couples had to pick three points of disagreement and discuss them during a 15-minute conversation.Read more on powerofpositivity.com