Approach and avoidance sexual motives: Implications for personal and interpersonal well‐being

@inproceedings{Impett2005ApproachAA,
  title={Approach and avoidance sexual motives: Implications for personal and interpersonal well‐being},
  author={Emily At Impett and Letitia Anne Peplau and Shelly L. Gable},
  year={2005}
}
This research provides the first empirical investigation of how approach and avoidance motives for engaging in sex in intimate relationships are associated with personal well-being and relationship quality. A 2-week daily experience study of college student dating couples tested specific predictions from the theoretical model and included both longitudinal and dyadic components. Whereas approach sex motives were positively associated with personal and interpersonal well-being, avoidance sex… CONTINUE READING
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