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Commitment, Predictors and Outcomes

  • By: John E. Lydon, M. Joy McClure & Lisa Linardatos
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

If people were in relationships only for fun and enjoyment and ended their relationships the moment the joy subsided, there would not be much point in studying commitment; a psychology of relationship satisfaction would suffice. However, relationships are more complicated: People ...

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