It All Starts with Healthy Self-Esteem: Self-Esteem + Emotional Intelligence + Communication = Relationship Satisfaction

The purpose of this master’s thesis is to provide support of the model E=mc^2: Self-Esteem + Emotional Intelligence + Communication = Relationship Satisfaction, a 4 stage model for long-term relationship satisfaction. There are four major concepts being integrated in this research; self-esteem, emotional intelligence, communication, and relationships. All of these concepts exist on a continuum of healthy to unhealthy. The focus of these concepts for the purpose of this research is on the healthy side of the continuum. Together self-esteem, emotional intelligence, and communication create a cycle that has the potential to create and maintain relationships on the continuum of healthy to unhealthy.

Author: 
Charline Bengtson
Year Completed: 
2012
Number of Pages: 
47
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