SELECTED ARTICLES

for a full list of publications visit Dr. Girme’s Google Scholar Page

Attachment Insecurities

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C., & Hammond, M. D. (2019). Facilitating Autonomy in Interdependent Relationships: Invisible Support Facilitates Highly Avoidant Individuals’ Autonomy. Journal of Family Psychology, 33, 154-165.

Girme, Y. U., Agnew, C.R., VanderDrift, L. E., Harvey, M. S.,  Rholes, S. W., & Simpson, J. A. (2018). The Ebbs and Flows of Attachment: Within-Person Variation in Attachment Undermine Relationship Wellbeing across Time. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 114, 397-421.

Jayamaha, S. D., Girme, Y. U., & Overall, N. C. (2017). When Attachment Anxiety Impedes Support Provision: The Role of Feeling Unvalued and Unappreciated. Journal of Family Studies, 31, 181-191.

Girme, Y. U., Molloy, P. R., Overall, N. C. (2016). Repairing Distance and Facilitating Support: Reassurance Seeking by Highly Avoidant Individuals is Associated with Greater Partner Support. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 645-661.

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C., Simpson, J. A., Fletcher, G. O. (2015). “All or Nothing”: Attachment Avoidance and the Curvilinear Effects of Partner Support. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 450-475.

SOCIAL SUPPORT PROCESSES

Girme, Y. U., Maniaci, M. R., Reis, H. T., McNulty, J., Carmichael, C., Gable, S. L., Levi R. Baker, & Overall, N. C. (2018). Does Support Need To Be Seen? Daily Invisible Support Promotes Next Day Relationship Well-being. Journal of Family Psychology, 32 (882-893).

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C., & Simpson, J. A. (2013). When Visibility Matters: Short-term versus Long-term Costs and Benefits of Visible and Invisible Support. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 39, 1441-1454.

Don, B. P., Girme, Y. U.*, Hammond, M. D. (2018). Low Self-Esteem Predicts Indirect and Negative Relational Consequences in Intimate Relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Advanced online publication.
*shared first authorship

Singlehood and Wellbeing

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C, Faingataa, S., & Sibley, C. G. (2015). Happily Single: The Link between Relationship Status and Wellbeing Depends on Avoidance and Approach Social Goals. Social Personality and Psychological Science, 7, 122-130.

RELATIONSHIP MAINTENANCE

Girme, Y. U., Overall, N. C. & Faingataa, S. (2014). ‘Date Nights’ take two: The maintenance function of shared relationship activities. Personal Relationships, 21, 125-149.