This page describes the research study. Please read the information carefully. At the end, you will be asked to agree with the statement “I consent to participate in this research study” if you want to take part in this study.
PURPOSE OF STUDY:
You are being asked to be a part of a research study to test self-help internet programs for your romantic relationship. These programs are NOT marriage counseling. We are interested in which program is more helpful overall or more helpful for certain types of people or relationships.
WHAT YOU WILL BE ASKED TO DO:
RISKS AND/OR DISCOMFORTS:
The programs could increase, rather than decrease your relationship problems. Also, answering the surveys might make you upset or worried.
There may be uncommon or previously unknown risks. You should report any problems to the researcher.
No direct benefit can be promised to you and your partner. However, in earlier studies, both programs helped the average couple improve their relationship. So, they may be help your relationship as well.
WHAT COULD I DO INSTEAD?:
If you do not want to do this study, you could see a marriage counselor, attend a relationship workshop, do another online program, or read a self-help book.
There are no costs for you to do this study.
You and your partner will each be paid separately. The values below are just what you will earn.
If you start the program right away, you will earn up to $165. You will get: