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Sex drive, attachment style, relationship status and previous infidelity as predictors of sex differences in romantic jealousy

Burchell, Jodie; Ward, Jeffrey

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Recent research examining sex differences in jealousy suggests that more men than women tend to be distressed by sexual infidelity, and that more women than men tend to be distressed by emotional infidelity. The primary explanation for these findings is that evolution has shaped men's and women's responses to enhance their chances of reproductive success. However, within-sex differences are also found in terms of relative level of distress at sexual or emotional infidelity. This study examined...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/70219
Source: Personality and Individual Differences
DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2011.06.002

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