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Media Calls - looking for people for interviews, research or case studies

Young same-sex couples needed for study

'My name is Danni Pearson and I am a PhD researcher at the Open University. I am looking for young same-sex couples to participate in my research who live in and around the South/South West area of the UK (if you live outside this area and are interested in participating, contact me and we can discuss potential participation). Participation is voluntary and entirely confidential and will involve individual and couple interviews as well as keeping a visual scrapbook/diary and a map of your emotional interactions for one week. I am particularly interested in how couples maintain their relationships through their relationship dynamics, relationship rules and intimacy. I also want to explore negotiation and management of difficulties and resources used for support. I hope participation will be fulfilling and will be a chance to give voice to participants who have not been heard before.

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