1,813 individual participants (approximately 80% assigned female at birth, 79% identify as women, 81% identify as straight, 88% identify as white, with an average age of 44 years) in the United States who were in romantic relationships during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic for at least 4 months and cohabitating with their romantic partner (69% married, with an average relationship length of 16 years) were recruited using ResearchMatch to complete an initial online survey via Qualtrics that assessed stress, emotion, emotion regulation, COVID-19 experiences, workplace stress, health, and intimate relationship factors (see codebook for full list of measures coming soon). 1,200 of these participants completed a follow-up assessment 10 months after the first assessment and 1,142 of these participants completed an additional follow-up 22 months after the first assessment. Additionally, a subsample of 223 participants self-collected hair samples that were assessed for stress hormones during the second assessment. This study was approved by the Ohio University IRB #18-F-56.
|Date made available||2023|