• Biographical Description

  • Scott Stanley, Ph.D. is a research professor and an expert in family psychology, focusing on commitment, conflict, cohabitation, relationship development, and the prevention of relationship distress. He has published widely, both in peer-reviewed journals and scholarly book chapters, and is widely sought after as a research consultant, providing input to many research projects around the U.S. Stanley, Dr. Howard Markman, and colleagues have conducted research on relationship education since the early 1980s, mostly funded by the National Institutes of Health. Stanley, Dr. Galena Rhoades, and colleagues have conducted in-depth research on cohabitation, relationship development, and commitment, also funded by the National Institutes of Health. This research has influenced efforts aimed at helping individuals improve their relationship decision-making in consequential relationships. Stanley writes popular blog articles on relationship development, commitment, asymmetrical commitment, marriage, cohabitation, and relationship education at https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/sliding-vs-deciding and also at slidingvsdeciding.com.

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