Personal Relationships

Parasocial Relationships
Boon, S. D., & Lomore, C. D. (2001). Admirer-celebrity relationships among young adults: Explaining perceptions of influence on identity and self-esteem. Human Communication Research, 27, 432-465.


Deception
Boon, S. D., & McLeod, B. A. (2001). Deception in romantic relationships: Subjective estimates of success at deceiving and attitudes toward deception. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 18, 463-476.


Framing
Knee, C. R., & Boon, S. D. (2001). When the glass is half empty: Framing effects and evaluations of a romantic partner’s attributes. Personal Relationships, 8, 249-264.


Internet Dating
Stephure, R.J., Boon, S.D., Deveau, V. L., & MacKinnon, S.L. (2009). Internet Initiated Relationships: Associations Between Age and Involvement in Online Dating. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 14, 658-681.


Overview
Holmes, J. G., & Boon, S. D. (1990). Developments in the field of close relationships: Creating foundations for intervention strategies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 16, 23-41.