Models and relationship quality in dating couples
In this study, we focused on the openness personality trait to predict the dating emerging adults’ relationship quality.
For example, Holland and Roisman (2008) found that the partner’s openness could positively predict relationship satisfaction, while Schaffhuser et al. doi: 10.1177/0146167200265007 Cross Ref Full Text | Google Scholar Furler, K., Gomez, V., and Grob, A. Personality perceptions and relationship satisfaction in couples.
In the conceptualization of openness, intrapsychic aspects such as the intellect and perception have been primarily emphasized (Deyoung et al., 2012; Deyoung, 2015). Adolescent academic achievement and romantic relationships.
It is better understood as an essential way of approaching the world that affects internal experience, accompanied by interpersonal interactions and social behavior (Mc Crae, 1996).
The individual approach aims to examine the link between self and/or partner characteristics (e.g., personality) and relationship quality.
Substantial research finds weak or even non-correlations between one’s openness trait and self-evaluated relationship quality in both the cross-sectional and longitudinal sample (Karney and Bradbury, 1995b; Watson et al., 2000; Glicksohn and Golan, 2001; Noftle and Shaver, 2006; Furler et al., 2014).
Therefore, when we focused on the openness fit, compared to just considering the similarity or dissimilarity, we accounted for various situations of fit in this study. doi: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.20 Cross Ref Full Text | Google Scholar Gonzaga, G.