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The Fewer the Merrier?: Assessing Stigma Surrounding Consensually Non‐monogamous Romantic Relationships
In the context of recent debates about same-sex marriage, consensually nonmonogamous (CNM) relationships have recently begun making their way into media discussions. In the current research, weExpand
A Critical Examination of Popular Assumptions About the Benefits and Outcomes of Monogamous Relationships
It is concluded that evidence for the benefits of monogamy relative to other relationship styles is currently lacking, suggesting that, for those who choose it, consensual non-monogamy may be a viable alternative to monogamy. Expand
Love and sex: polyamorous relationships are perceived more favourably than swinging and open relationships
Consensual non-monogamy (CNM) refers to romantic relationships in which all partners agree to engage in sexual, romantic and/or emotional relationships with others. Within the general framework ofExpand
Unfaithful individuals are less likely to practice safer sex than openly nonmonogamous individuals.
Understanding rates of nonengagement in safer sex strategies will be helpful to those who lead efforts to increase condom use and other preventive STI measures, and add to the literature on the negative effects of sexual unfaithfulness. Expand
Investigation of Consensually Nonmonogamous Relationships
We proposed that the premise that monogamy is the exemplary form of romantic partnership underlies much theory and research on relationship quality, and we addressed how this bias has promptedExpand
Stigma toward individuals engaged in consensual nonmonogamy: Robust and worthy of additional research.
Inourtargetarticle,“TheFewer theMerrier:AssessingStigmaSurrounding Consensual Nonmonogamous Relationships,” we documented a robust stigma toward consensual nonmonogamous relationships and a haloExpand
On the Margins: Considering Diversity among Consensually Non-Monogamous Relationships
Consensual non-monogamy (CNM) encompasses romantic relationships in which all partners agree that engaging in sexual and/or romantic relationships with other people is allowed and part of theirExpand
Backlash From the Bedroom
Harsher judgments toward women (relative to men) for engaging in similar heterosexual sexual activity have been termed the sexual double standard. Within heterosexual casual sex scenarios, weExpand
Does Monogamy Harm Women? Deconstructing Monogamy with a Feminist Lens
In this paper, we utilize a critical feminist lens to analyze the advantages and disadvantages found within two different romantic relationship configurations: monogamy and polyamory. WhileExpand
Women, Men, and the Bedroom
Many researchers have elucidated large, well-established, and reliable gender differences in sexuality, but relatively few have empirically examined conditions under which these differences can beExpand