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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: December 2019



Two-thirds. That’s where we started. Two-thirds of individuals have experienced a cyclical relationship. Building on this initial finding, other researchers and we have built a foundation of research describing differences between cyclical and non-cyclical relationships, exploring theoretical explanations for the differences, delineating various types and trajectories of cyclical relationships, and predicting renewals and other outcomes.