natalie coughlin dating - Among dating couples
This instrumental study examines the psychometric properties of the Psychological Dating Violence Questionnaire (PDV-Q).
Causing the first fight The researchers discovered four factors at work in a dating couples first big fight.
Early in dating relationships, couples tend to avoid conflict.
Effects of the fight The first fight has three major effects on a relationship, researchers found.
The conflict leads to a clarification of feelings between the partners - about each other and about the relationship.
For instance, one part-ner likes to go out regularly to raucous events with lots of people, while the other partner prefers quiet, intimate, less chaotic surroundings.