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Marigold et al., 2010, Experiment 2: Recalling and reflecting on a complement from romantic partner decreased negative behavior among low-self esteem adults over two to three weeks

Reference:

Marigold, D. C., Holmes, J. G., & Ross, M. (2010). Fostering relationship resilience: An intervention for low self-esteem individuals. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46(4), 624-630.
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Summary:

Extending Marigold et al., 2007, the compliment intervention led low self-esteem participants’ romantic partners (blind to participants’ condition) to report less negative behaviors on the part of the partner toward them over the 2-3 weeks following the intervention.

Psychological Process:

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

Other People and Groups

Approach to Desired Meaning

What about it?

Changing how other people appear to view the self

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Am I loved and valued?Am I loved and valued?

Psychological Question Addressed

Am I loved and valued?

Psychological Process 2:

Need

What is the Person Trying to Understand?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

What About it?

Approach to Desired Meaning

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Process 3:

Need

What Desired Meaning is At Stake?

Approach to Desired Meaning

How?

Psychological Question Addressed

Psychological Question Addressed

Am I loved and valued?

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Walton & Wilson, 2018