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The unique role of the agent within the romantic group

  • Aaron Ben-Ze'ev (a1) and Angelika Krebs (a2)

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In this commentary, we apply the authors' view to small groups consisting of two people who are in a committed romantic relationship. Our focus is on the circumstances that make it more likely that people will stay within such a group and minimize the chances that they will replace their partner. In our restless society, such ongoing replacement is a pressing issue.

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