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Research shows that good romantic partners may compensate for attachment insecurity

Jessica SalvatoreJessica Salvatore, doctoral candidate at the Institute of Child Development, and her ICD co-authors Sally Kuo and Andrew Collins recently published findings in Psychological Science that show that having a romantic partner who is especially good at recovering (or rebounding) from conflict predicts increased relationship stability for those who were insecurely attached in infancy. This research provides some of the first prospective evidence that romantic partners may act as turning points for development. See the article online.

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