Endorsing benevolent sexism magnifies willingness to dissolve relationships when facing partner-ideal discrepancies

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dc.contributor.author Hammond, Matthew en
dc.contributor.author Overall, Nickola en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-21T04:03:40Z en
dc.date.issued 2014-06 en
dc.identifier.citation Personal Relationships, 2014, 21 (2), pp. 272 - 287 en
dc.identifier.issn 1350-4126 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/23554 en
dc.description.abstract Benevolent sexism (BS) contains prescriptive partner expectations that should foster an intolerance of discrepancies between partners and warmth/trustworthiness ideal standards. This longitudinal study tested whether endorsing BS magnifies the degree to which warmth/trustworthiness partner-ideal discrepancies are associated with willingness to dissolve relationships. Heterosexual couples (N = 88) reported their partner-ideal discrepancies, willingness to dissolve the relationship, and their partner's willingness to dissolve the relationship every 3 months for 1 year. Greater partner-ideal discrepancies were associated with subsequent increases in willingness to dissolve the relationship, but this was stronger for people who endorsed BS. Partners of women who endorsed BS also perceived this greater willingness to dissolve the relationship. These results demonstrate that the prescriptions within BS undermine the stability of ongoing relationships en
dc.language aa en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Personal Relationships en
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dc.title Endorsing benevolent sexism magnifies willingness to dissolve relationships when facing partner-ideal discrepancies en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/pere.12031 en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 272 en
pubs.volume 21 en
pubs.end-page 287 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 434945 en
pubs.org-id Science en
pubs.org-id Psychology en
dc.identifier.eissn 1475-6811 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2014-11-21 en

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