Same-Sex Couples - Deepstash

Bite-sized knowledge

to upgrade

your career

Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.

Same-Sex Couples

Negativity seems to be less of a problem in same‑sex couples.

Both male and female couples tend to be more positive than heterosexual couples when dealing with conflict, both in the way that they introduced a disagreement and in the way that they responded to the criticism, and they remained more positive afterward.

STASHED IN:

680

MORE IDEAS FROM THE SAME ARTICLE

A new relationship that looks promising can make us think it will be happy forever, as we feel happy at that time.

... or the Negativity Effect is a tendency most of us have to respond more strongly to negative events and emotions than to positive ones.

Relationships, especially long-term ones, don't get better with time but are kept intact by avoiding decline.

There are four ways a partner response to something he or she doesn't like in the other:

The Negativity Effect magnifies and distorts your partner's faults, whether real or imaginary.

The “female‑demand, male‑withdrawal” is the most known conflict pattern in heterosexual couples.

126 Reactions

Comment

It's time to

READ

LIKE

A PRO!

Jump-start your

reading habits

, gather your

knowledge

,

remember what you read

and stay ahead of the crowd!

Takes just 5 minutes a day.


TRY THE DEEPSTASH APP

+2M Installs

4.7 App Score