You Design an Experiment Where Half the Couples Go on Weekly

Question 14
Multiple Choice

You design an experiment where half the couples go on weekly dates and do activities that they find exciting and novel (e.g., cooking class, skydiving) and the other half go on weekly dates and engage in activities that they typically enjoy (e.g., movies, dinner). What prediction do you make about the effect of this experiment on their relationship satisfaction? A) The two groups should have the same satisfaction at the end of the study because they are both engaging in pleasant activities. B) The couples in the novel and exciting group should have higher relationship satisfaction because they are self-expanding together. C) The couples in the pleasant activities group should have higher relationship satisfaction because they are not imposing certain activities on each other. D) The couples in the pleasant activities group should have higher relationship satisfaction because they are self-expanding together.