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Couples Needed for an Online Study on Covid-19 and Romantic Relationship Functioning 

Are you interested in issues such as communication between partners, stressful experiences during COVID-19, and relationship well-being? 

The Relationship Research Lab at the Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo is seeking couples to participate in a research study to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected romantic relationships.  

In order to participate in the study, you and your partner must be 18 years of age or above. You must also be currently involved in a romantic relationship, living with your partner, and your partner must be willing to participate.  

Participation involves a completing a 60-minute online survey. During the session, you will be responding to questions about your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and questions about your current romantic relationship. The survey will also include questions asking about your difficult experiences as a child, parenting experiences if you have children, and your current health. In appreciation for participating, you and your partner will each receive a $15 Amazon Canada electronic gift card

If you would like additional details about the study or are interested in participating, please email the Relationship Research Lab at relation@uwaterloo.ca

This study has been reviewed and received ethics clearance through a University of Waterloo Research Ethics Committee. 

Please note: All of our research is reviewed by, and has received ethics clearnace through, the Office of Research Ethics, University of Waterloo.