Unformatted text preview: perfectionism, and 5) the sexes are different. Satir (1967) found the basis for the most dominate of these five beliefs, the destructive disagreement belief, through his idea that “martially distressed couples may think that disagreement over preferences, habits, expectations and opinions indicates their partner does not love them.” According to the rational-emotive theory, there ought to be no difference in effects of certain beliefs on relationship satisfaction in close friendships or in romantic relationships. This was proven in the study conducted, even though a the pretest “relationship satisfaction was significantly more negatively correlated with destructive disagreement in the romantic relationship than in the closest friendship.”...
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course PSYC 334 at Maryland.
- Spring '08
- Cognitive Therapy