Breakup Adjustment in Young Adulthood

The purpose of this study was to assess the ability of young adults to adjust to the breakup of a romantic relationship by examining the possible predictors. The sample comprised 140 women and 143 men. Simultaneous regression analysis indicated that initiator status, existence of a new partner, certainty of the reasons for the breakup, and perceived social support were significant predictors and accounted for 18% of the variance in the measure of adjustment to breakup.

Citation Formats
K. F. Barutçu Yıldırım and A. G. Demir, “Breakup Adjustment in Young Adulthood,” JOURNAL OF COUNSELING AND DEVELOPMENT, vol. 93, no. 1, pp. 38–44, 2015, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: