TARS Published Research - Adolescent and Adult Intimate Relationships

Journal Articles

2020    Landeis, Marissa, Wendy D. Manning, Monica A. Longmore, Peggy C. Giordano, and Kara Joyner. “The Relationship Context of Early Transitions to Parenthood: The Influence of Arrest.” Population Research and Policy Review. DOI: 10.1007/s11113-020-09597-5

2017   Copp, Jennifer E., Peggy C. Giordano, Monica A. Longmore, and Wendy D. Manning. “Living with Parents and Emerging Adults’ Depressive Symptoms.” Journal of Family Issues 38(16):2254-2276. DOI: 10.1177/0192513X15617797

2016   Copp, Jennifer E., Peggy C. Giordano, Monica A. Longmore, and Wendy D. Manning. “Dating Violence and Physical Health: A Longitudinal Lens on the Significance of Relationship Dynamics and Anti-Social Lifestyle Characteristics.” Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health 26(4):251-262. DOI: 10.1002/cbm.2016

2016   Longmore, Monica A., Wendy D. Manning, Jennifer E. Copp, and Peggy C. Giordano. “A Prospective Study of Adolescents’ Sexual Partnerships on Emerging Adults’ Relationship Satisfaction and Intimate Partner Aggression.” Emerging Adulthood 4(6):403-416. DOI: 10.1177/2167696816631098

2015   Copp, Jennifer E., Peggy C. Giordano, Monica A. Longmore, and Wendy D. Manning. “Stay-or-Leave Decision Making in Nonviolent and Violent Dating Relationships.” Violence and Victims 30(4):581-599. DOI:  10.1891/0886-6708.VV-D-13-00176 2015          Lyons, Heidi, Wendy D. Manning, Monica A. Longmore, and Peggy C. Giordano. “Gender and Casual Sexual Activity from Adolescence to Emerging Adulthood: Social and Life Course Correlates.” The Journal of Sex Research 52(5):543-557. DOI: 10.1080/00224499.2014.906032

2015   Guzzo, Karen Benjamin, Sue P. Nash, Wendy D. Manning, Monica A. Longmore, and Peggy C. Giordano. “Unpacking the “Black Box” of Race-Ethnic Variation in Fertility.” Race and Social Problems 7:135-149. DOI: 10.1007/s12552-014-9141-2

2014   Lyons, Heidi, Wendy D. Manning, Monica A. Longmore, and Peggy C. Giordano. Young Adult Casual Sexual Behavior: Life Course Specific Motivations and Consequences.” Sociological Perspectives 57(1):79-101. DOI: 10.1177/0731121413517557

2013   Halpern-Meekin, Sarah C., Wendy D. Manning, Peggy C. Giordano, and Monica A. Longmore. “Relationship Churning in Emerging Adulthood: On/Off Relationships and Sex with an Ex. Journal of Adolescent Research 28(2):166-188. DOI: 10.1177/0743558412464524  (presented at PAA, 2012)

2013   Longmore, Monica A., Wendi L. Johnson, Wendy D. Manning, and Peggy C. Giordano. “HIV Testing among Heterosexual Young Adults: The Influence of Individual Attitudes and Behaviors, Partner’s Risk-Taking and Relationship Dynamics.Journal of Sex Research 50(5):489-501. DOI: 10.1080/00224499.2012.661101

2013   Lyons, Heidi, Wendy D. Manning, Monica A. Longmore, and Peggy C. Giordano. “Predictors of Heterosexual Casual Sex among Young Adults.” Archives of Sexual Behavior 42(4):585-593. DOI: 10.1007/s10508-012-0051-3 (previously titled “A Developmental Perspective on the Role of Gender and Social Context of Casual Sex Behavior.”)

2012   Manning, Wendy D., Peggy C. Giordano, Monica A. Longmore, and Christine M. Flanigan. “Young Adult Dating Relationships and the Management of Sexual Risk.Population Research and Policy Review 31:165-185.  DOI: 10.1007/s11113-011-9226-1

2012   Richards, Tara N., and Kathryn A. Branch. “The Relationship between Social Support and Adolescent Dating Violence: A Comparison across Genders.Journal of Interpersonal Violence 27(8):1540-1561. DOI: 10.1177/0886260511425796

2012   Seffrin, Patrick. “Alcohol Use among Black and White Adolescents: Exploring the Influence of Interracial Friendship, the Racial Composition of Peer Groups, and Communities.The Sociological Quarterly 53(4):610-635. DOI: 10.1111/j.1533-8525.2012.01244.x/pdf

2011   Lyons, Heidi, Peggy C. Giordano, Wendy D. Manning, and Monica A. Longmore. “Identity, Peer Relationships, and Adolescent Girls’ Sexual Behavior: An Exploration of the Contemporary Double Standard.” Journal of Sex Research 48(5):437-449. DOI: 10.1080/00224499.2010.506679

2011   Nomaguchi, Kei M., Peggy C. Giordano, Wendy D. Manning, and Monica A. Longmore. “Adolescent Gender Mistrust: Variations and Implications for the Quality of Romantic Relationships.Journal of Marriage and Family 73:1032-1047. DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2011.00855.x

2011   Warner, Tara D., Peggy C. Giordano, Wendy D. Manning, and Monica A. Longmore. “Everybody’s Doin’ It (Right?): Neighborhood Norms and Sexual Activity in Adolescence.Social Science Research 40(6):1676-1690. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2011.06.009

2011   Warner, Tara D., Wendy D. Manning, Peggy C. Giordano, and Monica A. Longmore. “Relationship Formation and Stability in Emerging Adulthood: Do Sex Ratios Matter?” Social Forces 90(1):269-295. DOI: 10.1093/sf/90.1.269  PMCID: PMC3833625

2010   Giordano, Peggy C., Wendy D. Manning, and Monica A. Longmore. “Affairs of the Heart: Qualities of Adolescent Romantic Relationships and Sexual Behavior.” Journal of Research on Adolescence. 20(4):983-1013. DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-7795.2010.00661.x PMCID: PMC3002234.

2009   Giordano, Peggy C., Monica A. Longmore, Wendy D. Manning, and Miriam J. Northcutt. “Adolescent Identities and Sexual Behavior: An Examination of Anderson’s ‘Player’ Hypothesis.” Social Forces 87(4):1813-1844. DOI: 10.1353/sof.0.0186

2009   Longmore, Monica A., Abbey L. Eng, Peggy C. Giordano, and Wendy D. Manning. “Parenting and Adolescents’ Sexual Initiation.” Journal of Marriage and the Family 71:969-982. DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2009.00647.x

2009   Manning, Wendy D., Christine M. Flanigan, Peggy C. Giordano, and Monica A. Longmore. “Relationship Dynamics and Consistency of Condom Use among Adolescents.” Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 41(3):181-190. DOI: 10.1363/4118109

2008   Giordano, Peggy C., Kenyatta D. Phelps, Wendy D. Manning, and Monica A. Longmore. “Adolescent Academic Achievement and Romantic Relationships.” Social Science Research 37(1):37-54. DOI: 10.1016/j.ssresearch.2007.06.004

2007   Manning, Wendy D., Monica A. Longmore, and Peggy C. Giordano.  “The Changing Institution of Marriage: Adolescents’ Expectations to Cohabit and to Marry.” Journal of Marriage and the Family 69(3):559-575. DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2007.00392.x

2006   Giordano, Peggy C., Monica A. Longmore, and Wendy D. Manning. “Gender and the Meanings of Adolescent Romantic Relationships: A Focus on Boys.” American Sociological Review 71:260-287. DOI: 10.1177/000312240607100205

2006   Manning, Wendy D., Peggy C. Giordano, and Monica A. Longmore. 2006. “Hooking Up: The Relationship Contexts of “Nonrelationship” Sex.” Journal of Adolescent Research 21(5):459-483. DOI: 10.1177/0743558406291692

2003   Giordano, Peggy C. “Relationships in Adolescence.Annual Review of Sociology 29:257-281.

2001   Longmore, Monica A., Wendy D. Manning, and Peggy C. Giordano. “Preadolescent Parenting Strategies and Teens’ Dating and Sexual Initiation: A Longitudinal Analysis.” Journal of Marriage and Family 63:322-335. DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2001.00322.x

2000   Manning, Wendy D., Monica A. Longmore, and Peggy C. Giordano. 2000. “The Relationship Context of Contraceptive Use at First Intercourse.” Family Planning Perspectives 32(3):104-110. DOI: 10.2307/2648158

Book Chapters

2021 Kaufman-Parks, Angela M., Monica A. Longmore, Wendy D. Manning, and Peggy C. Giordano. “The Long Reach of the Peer Influence on Emerging Adults’ Sexual Behaviors.” In Elizabeth M. Morgan and Manfred H. M. van Dulmen (Eds.), Sexuality in Emerging Adulthood. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

2016 Giordano, Peggy C., Wendy D. Manning, and Monica A. Longmore. “Adolescent Romantic Relationships: An Emerging Portrait of Their Nature and Developmental Significance.” Pp. 127-150 in Alan Booth, Ann C. Crouter, and Anastasia Snyder (Eds.), Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: Risks and Opportunities (Classic Edition). New York, NY: Routledge.

2016 Manning, Wendy D., and Heidi Lyons. “Hooking Up: Teenage Casual Sex.” Pp. 1-7 in Roger J. R. Levesque (Ed.), Living reference work entry in Encyclopedia of Adolescence. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-32132-5_110-2

2014 Gibbs, Larry, Wendy D. Manning, Monica A. Longmore, and Peggy C. Giordano. “Qualities of Romantic Relationships and Consistent Condom Use among Dating Young Adults.” Pp. 157-182 in Louis Bourgois and Samuel Cauchois (Eds.), Contraceptives: Role of Cultural Attitudes and Practices, Predictors of Use and Levels of Effectiveness. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishing.

2014 Manning, Wendy D., Monica A. Longmore, Jennifer E. Copp, and Peggy C. Giordano. “The Complexities of Adolescent Dating and Sexual Relationships: Fluidity, Meaning(s), and Implications for Young Adults’ Well-Being.” Pp. 53-69 in Eva S. Lefkowitz and Sara A. Vasilenko (Eds.), New Directions for Child & Adolescent Development: Positive and Negative Outcomes of Sexual Behaviors. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. DOI: 10.1002/cad.20060

2013 Longmore, Monica A., Wendy D. Manning, and Peggy C. Giordano. “Parent-Child Relationships in Adolescence.” Pp. 28-50 in Mark Fine and Frank Fincham (Eds.), Handbook of Family Theories: A Content-Based Approach. New York, NY: Routledge.

2012 Giordano, Peggy C., Wendy D. Manning, Monica A. Longmore, and Christine M. Flanigan. “Developmental Shifts in the Character of Romantic and Sexual Relationships from Adolescence to Young Adulthood.” Pp. 133-164 in Alan Booth, Susan Brown, Nancy Landale, Wendy Manning, and Susan McHale (Eds.), National Symposium on Family Issues, Vol. 2: Early Adulthood in a Family Context. New York: Springer.  DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-1436-0_9

2011 Manning, Wendy D., Peggy C. Giordano, Monica A. Longmore, and Andrea Hocevar. “Romantic Relationships and Academic/Career Trajectories in Early Adulthood.” Pp. 317-333 in Frank Fincham and Ming Cui (Eds.), Romantic Relationships in Emerging Adulthood. New York: Cambridge University Press.

2009 Giordano, Peggy C. “Friendship, Childhood and Adolescence.” Pp. 180-184 in Deborah S. Carr (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the Life Course and Human Development, Childhood and Adolescence. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA.

2009 Giordano, Peggy C., Wendy D. Manning, and Monica A. Longmore. “Dating Relationships in Adolescence and Young Adulthood.” Pp. 386-390 in Harry T. Reis and Susan Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2009 Manning, Wendy D., Peggy C. Giordano, and Monica A. Longmore. “Sexuality in Adolescent Relationships.” Pp. 1474 – 1477 in Harry T. Reis and Susan Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2006 Giordano, Peggy C., Wendy D. Manning, and Monica A. Longmore. “Adolescent Romantic Relationships: An Emerging Portrait of Their Nature and Developmental Significance.” Pp. 127-150 in Ann Crouter and Alan Booth (Eds.), Romance and Sex in Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood: Risks and Opportunities. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

2001 Giordano, Peggy C., Monica A. Longmore, and Wendy D. Manning. 2001. “On the Nature and Developmental Significance of Adolescent Romantic Relationships.” Pp. 111-139 in David A. Kinney (Ed.), Sociological Studies of Children and Youth. London: Elsevier Science, pp. 111-139.  DOI: 10.1016/S1537-4661(01)80007-6

Reports and Briefs

2013 Payne, Krista K., and Jennifer E. Copp. “Young Adults in the Parental Home and the Great Recession.” FP-13-07 National Center for Family and Marriage Research. Retrieved from http://ncfmr.bgsu.edu/pdf.family_profiles/file126564.pdf

Theses and Dissertations

2019 Eickmeyer, Kasey J. “The ‘Common Pot’: Income Pooling in American Couples and Families.” Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2019 Sevareid, Erik E. “Dimensions of Cohabiting Relationships in Emerging Adulthood: Implications for Psychological Well-being.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2017 McMillin, Jennifer L. “The Paradox of Choice in Emerging Adulthood: Anxiety and Ambivalence.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2015 Lang, Vanessa. “Co-residence and Parent-Adult Child Closeness and Conflict: The Influence of Social Class, Parenting Strategies, and Economic Efficacy.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2014 Schondelmyer, Emily. “Young Adults' Sexual Non-Exclusivity.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2012 Nash, Sue Petrina. “Relationship Inequity and Depressive Symptoms among Young Adult Daters.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2011 Copp, Jennifer E. “Stay/Leave Decision-Making in Non-Violent and Violent Dating Relationships.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2011 Garber, Andrea R. “The Transmission of Alcohol Use from Mother to Child: A Life-Course Perspective.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2009 Hocevar, Andrea. “An Examination of the Influence of Romantic Relationships on Prosocial and Antisocial Behavior during the period of Emerging Adulthood: A Mixed-Methods Approach.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2009 Latham, Bailey E. “Adolescents’ Sexual Risk Behaviors: What Roles do Parental Warmth, Parental Psychological Control, Adolescent Psychological Well-Being and Demographics Play?” MS thesis, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

2009 Lyons, Heidi A. “Casual Sex in Adolescence and Young Adulthood: A Mixed Methods Approach.” PhD dissertation, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2007 Flanigan, Christine M. “Staying with a Partner Who Cheats: The Influence of Gender and Relationship Dynamics on Adolescents’ Tolerance of Infidelity.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2007 Fruth, Abbey L. “Dating and Adolescents’ Psychological Well-Being.” PhD dissertation, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2007 Phelps, Kenyatta D. “Partners, Parents, and Peers’ Effects on African American Youths’ School Achievement.” PhD dissertation, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2005 Colegrove, Miranda L. “The Influence of Attractiveness of the Nature and Quality of Adolescent Romantic Relationships.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2005 Goode, Jennifer Duette. “Examining the Influence of Social Class, Individual and Social Contexts on African American Adolescents' Sexual Behavior.”* PhD dissertation, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2005 Trella, Deanna Lynn. “Power and Influence Dynamics in Adolescent Romantic Relationships: An Analysis of Narratives.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

2004 Crane, Erin A. “Family, Friendship, and Romantic Relationships of Hispanic Adolescents.” MA thesis, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.