There is previous research indicating that men and women worry while involved in an exclusive relationship. In the study conducted, we were interested in finding whether there are differences in the issues men and women worry about while involved in an exclusive romantic relationship. We recruited 60 participants, or 30 heterosexual couples. Participants were asked to complete a short survey rating 15 issues on a 5-point Likert scale focusing on how much they worry about different issues. Our findings indicate that there are no significant differences in what issues men and women worry about. However, there was a significant difference in how men and women rated for each item.
Diaz, Maria and Ward, Sarah
"Gender Differences in Exclusive Romantic Relationships,"
Undergraduate Psychology Research Methods Journal: Vol. 1:
9, Article 5.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lindenwood.edu/psych_journals/vol1/iss9/5
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