Tag: Forgiveness

Humility, Forgiveness, and Romantic Relationships

In, Humility, Forgiveness, and Emerging Adult Female Romantic Relationships, a study published in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Chance Bell, Ph.D., along with Frank Fincham, Ph.D., examined a burgeoning topic in family therapy, humility. In their cross-sectional study they examined the relationships among humility, self-forgiveness, partner-forgiveness, and relationship satisfaction in a sample of […]

India: Virtues and Relationships

In collaboration with Dr. Shanmukh Kamble at Karnatak University (Dharwad, India), we are investigating how character strengths and virtues (e.g., humility, forgiveness) and satisfaction in intimate relationships are interrelated. Research indicates these character strengths and virtues are important pieces to satisfying romantic relationships; however, research in this area remains relatively unexplored in non-Western samples such […]

Attributions, Forgiveness, and Marital Outcomes

It is inevitable that couples will face partner transgressions that lead to hurt and relational distress. In Forgiveness, Attributions, and Marital Quality in U.S. and Indian Marriages, published in the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, Dr. Chance Bell, along with Dr. Shanmukh Kamble (Karnatak University), and Dr. Frank Fincham (Florida State University) examined how attributions […]