Relationship Standard Bearing: When It’s Not Okay to Not Be Okay 
One topic has continuously trended as important for almost 20 years as a factor in help-seeking research: “relationship standard bearing.” In a recent study, my colleagues and I examined this variable specifically and tried to tease out some of the answers among the complexities encased in this dyadic phenomenon. We conducted a secondary data analysis on national help-seeking survey data my research team at Oklahoma State University had collected in 2008-2009.