Lifestyle and close relationship trends among young adults in Poland

Jacki Fitzpatrick, Magdalena Blazek, Maria Kazmierczak, Aleksandra Lewandowska-Walter, Beata Pastwa-Wojciechowska, Wojciech Blazek

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Abstract

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of recent relational trends in Poland. Based on the clinical, theoretical, and empirical literature, the overview addresses both attitudinal (e.g., focus on individual need fulfillment and gender equality) and behavioral (e.g., timing of first intercourse and living arrangements) factors. The literature review is divided into four categories: (a) leaving home; (b) intimate relationships; (c) love, sexuality, and fertility; and (d) economics, work, and gender. Although some contrasts to prior generations are noted, the overview focuses primarily on relational trends among the current generation of Polish young adults.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)928-937
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Social and Personal Relationships
Volume31
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2014

Keywords

  • Family
  • gender
  • lifestyle
  • relationship types
  • roles
  • young adults

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