characteristics, such as love, loyalty, sensitivity, and trust, were all descriptions of commitment
used by both married couples and those couples who were cohabiting (Pryor & Roberts, 2005).
relationships. In A. L. Weber & J. H. Harvey (Eds.), Perspectives on close relationships
(pp. 153-175). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Larson, L. E. & Goltz, J. W. (1989). Religious participation and marital commitment. Review of