The romantic self-saboteur: how do people sabotage love?

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Peel, Raquel, McBain, Kerry, Caltabiano, Nerina and Buckby, Beryl. 2019. "The romantic self-saboteur: how do people sabotage love?" 3rd International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS 2019). Paris, France 07 - 09 Mar 2019 Townsville, Australia.
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The romantic self-saboteur: how do people sabotage love?

Presentation TypePoster
AuthorsPeel, Raquel (Author), McBain, Kerry (Author), Caltabiano, Nerina (Author) and Buckby, Beryl (Author)
Year2019
Place of PublicationTownsville, Australia
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttps://www.psychologicalscience.org/conventions/icps-2019/icps-coverage
Conference/Event3rd International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS 2019)
Event Details
3rd International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS 2019)
Event Date
07 to end of 09 Mar 2019
Event Location
Paris, France
Abstract

There is a distinct lack of knowledge to explain why some people, having successfully initiated a relationship, embark upon a path to certain dissolution of that engagement. Research looking at self-sabotage provides some answers. However, no measure exists to test self-sabotage in romantic relationships. This study investigated key self-sabotaging behaviours implemented in romantic relationships towards developing the Relationship Self-Sabotage Scale.

Keywordsromantic relationships, self-sabotage, self-handicapping, attachment
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020529999. Other psychology not elsewhere classified
520599. Social and personality psychology not elsewhere classified
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Byline AffiliationsJames Cook University
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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