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Grieving together and apart: Bereaved parents’ contradictions of marital interaction
Journal of Applied Communication Research (2009)
The researchers adopted relational dialectics theory (Baxter & Montgomery, 1996) to examine the discourse of 37 bereaved parents. Research questions ...
Empty ritual: Young-adult stepchildren's perceptions of the remarriage ceremony
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (2009)
This qualitative study investigated 80 young-adult stepchildren’s talk about one of their parents’ remarriage ceremony. The remarriage event was celebrated ...
The divorce decree, communication, and the structuration of coparenting relationships ...
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (2006)
sing Giddens's (1984) structuration theory, this study explored the communicative processes surrounding the divorce decree in coparenting relationships in stepfamilies. ...
Stepchildren’s perceptions of the contradictions in communication with stepparents
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (2004)
This interpretive study, framed in relational dialectics theory, sought to identify stepchildren’s perceptions of the contradictions that animate communication with ...