Identity Processes in Couples

  • Susan Krauss Whitbourne
  • Joyce B. Ebmeyer


Having gained an understanding of the identity processes in wives and husbands as individuals, it is now possible to move on to consider the interaction of spouses in accommodating their identities to each other. The identity processes to be examined in this chapter include the mutual accommodation that partners make as they integrate experiences in the relationship into their individual identities as spouses.


Identity Process Communication Task Communication Score Walk Away Accommodation Process 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan Krauss Whitbourne
    • 1
  • Joyce B. Ebmeyer
    • 2
  1. 1.AmherstUSA
  2. 2.RochesterUSA

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