Can't get along with your spouse? Jessica Salvatore, a University of Minnesota doctoral student, has one explanation: it's his mother's fault.
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Several years back, study participants in their 20s were asked to come into the research lab to talk about an issue they didn't agree on. Then, after a couple of minutes to cool down, they had to spend a few minutes talking about something that wasn't conflict-ridden. And looking back at that second conversation, Salvatore noticed some interesting trends.
No matter how heated their argument, some couples were able to move on smoothly. Others simply got stuck.More »