Editor(s): Deborah A. Kashy
Impact Factor: 0.739
Cross-discipline, original research on personal relationships throughout the life span.
Personal Relationships is an international, interdisciplinary journal that promotes scholarship in the field of personal relationships throughout a broad range of disciplines, including psychology, communication studies, family studies, human development, sociology, and anthropology.
The subject matter of Personal Relationships includes original theory and research on relationships throughout the life-span: among parents and children, spouses, intimate partners, friends, kin relations, coworkers and other forms of personal associates. Contents include theoretical or methodological contributions, integrative reviews, and original empirical or qualitative research. Typically, published work focuses on attributes of individual partners in personal relationships (e.g., personality factors as they influence relationship outcomes), the internal character of relationships (e.g., communication, love, conflict, attachment, sexuality), or relationships in social contexts (e.g., families or workplaces).