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Barrier Forces to relationship dissolution

  • By: Mark Attridge
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

This entry explores the social-psychological concept of barriers to ending a romantic relationship. Barriers are personal and social factors that make it more difficult to leave a relationship. The internal kinds of barriers are mostly psychological in nature and include ...

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