Do Finns Date? Cultural Interpretations of Romantic Relating

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Saila Poutiainen;
(2009)
  • Publisher: PsychOpen
  • Journal: Interpersona : An International Journal on Personal Relationships (issn: 1981-6472)
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  • Subject: Interpersonal communication | romantic relationships | dating | culture | Finland | Psychology | BF1-990

Dating, the stage in American romantic relationships, is a popular theme in interpersonal communication research. This article claims that dating is a cultural construct and concept. The claim is supported by two means: (1) by examining the perceptions of relationships,... View more
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