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I choose this article because after strolling through countless boring articles I came across one that caught my eye. As I was reading though it I found myself deeply in the reading. Not only was it a good read, but also a very informational article on romantic relationships and substance use in early adulthood. I found it interesting that a single person had a greater odd to become an addict then a person who live with their loved one, or was married. The main type of study they used was a case study in which they divided in three categories. Single, cohabiting, and married were the three categories. They showed the deep drop off in substance abuse from single all the way to married, and it caught me off guard. I never thought that single people were more likely to engage in drug use then married people. The one thing that I felt it was missing was the child factor. I would have like to see the difference in single people and single people with children. I also would of like to see married with and without
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Unformatted text preview: children to see what kind of drop off between the two. I am not completely sold on the idea that single people are more prone to addiction then married, yet it does make sense, and does warrant further research. If I had to write a research paper on social development in adulthood, I would use this article as it seems to be written with all the facts, and is a reliable source of information. I would have to find other sources, because this is related to a small part of adulthood development. It only covers the topic of substance abuse and how it relates to an early adulthood development in relationships. This would not help me in understanding other aspects of adulthood development like career development in adults, but it is a good start to understanding adulthood development. Source Romantic Relationships and Substance Use in Early Adulthood: An Examination of the Influences of Relationship Type, Partner Substance Use, and Relationship Quality....
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