Dr. Cheryl Harasymchuk
- Associate Professor, Psychology, Carleton University (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
- B.A., The University of Winnipeg
- M.A., University of Manitoba
- Ph.D., University of Manitoba
- How people maintain happy relationships (e.g., dating, marital, friendship) and the associated challenges.
What to Know:
- Relational boredom is this idea that the spark and excitement that you had in the beginning stages of the relationship are perhaps not absent, but they are no longer at the same level.
- Even though people know they should respond with novel and arousing activities when they are in a period of relational boredom, Cheryl found that people aren’t likely to do so.
- She also looks at how growth experiences with people outside of the relationship, like personal hobbies, can be shared with the partner to help promote the growth of the relationship.
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