The purpose of the Society is to support and encourage research and practice worldwide related to issues of interpersonal acceptance and rejection, including but not limited to parental acceptance-rejection, peer acceptance-rejection, acceptance-rejection in intimate adult relationships, and acceptance-rejection in other attachment relationships throughout the lifespan.

History of the Society

The Society was founded at the conclusion of the first International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection in Istanbul, Turkey, June 24, 2006.


All persons who are interested in issues of Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection are invited to join the Society.

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