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The stresses, supports, and constraints in the environment of a couple may affect the way partners think, feel, and act in their relationships. Assumptions of Social Ecological Models Microsystem, mesosystem, macrosystem The ABCX Model (Hill, 1949) The DoubleABCX Model (Hamilton and McCubbin, 1982) How Does the Theory Guide Research? Measuring reactions to stress
Military families Transition to parenthood Taking culture and SES seriously. Evaluating Crisis Theory What CAN it explain? When do vulnerable relationships break up? What does it leave out? Where do resources come from? Toward Integration Do we have a comprehensive theory of intimate relationships? Not quite. We do have a number of powerful tools. Is integration possible? Stay tuned!...
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