The ability to commit to a romantic partner may be more rooted in childhood and adolescence than previously thought, according to research to be published in the journal Psychological Science next month.
Though previous studies address how differences in commitment levels predict a relationship’s failure, little attention has been given to the role of family and friend bonds throughout life.
Researchers found that people with lower quality relationships as toddlers and teens tended to be less committed to their love interests later on.
Read more: Discovery News
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