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Power in Relationships

Power in Relationships is a 2-item measure of the extent to which respondents feel they experienced power in their romantic relationship in a single day. Daily power can be measures and compared over time.

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Geographies Tested: United States of America

Populations Included: Female

Age Range: Adults

Items:

1. Who had more power in your relationship today?
2. Who made more of the decisions in your relationship today?

Response Options:
100-point scale
My partner did - 1
Both of us equally - 50
I did - 100

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Original Citation

Gordon, A. M., & Chen, S. (2013). Does power help or hurt? The moderating role of self-other focus on power and perspective-taking in romantic relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39(8), 1097-1110. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167213490031

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