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Marigold et al., 2010, Experiment 1: Recalling and reflecting on a complement from romantic partner increased self-esteem among low-self esteem partners

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 also led low self-esteem participants to experienced sustained state self-esteem and greater perceived relationship quality in the face of a minor relationship threat (describing negative “secret selves” a romantic partner could discover).

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