TV Romance Can Affect Real-Life Marriage

More frightening reasons why screens are taking over our personalities.
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TV Romance Can Affect Real-Life Marriage

Post by Gutenberg » Thu Jul 04, 2013 12:34 am

TV Romance Can Affect Real-Life Marriage

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Researchers at Albion College surveyed 392 married individuals, analyzing their television-viewing habits, belief in the portrayal of television relationships, expectations for relationships and feelings toward their own marriage. They found that participants who believe that couples on TV are true to life are less committed in their own marriage: their survey responses indicate they are more likely to cheat and less likely to stay in the marriage.
source: http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... e-marriage

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