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Dating infidelity: behaviors, reasons and consequences.

  title={Dating infidelity: behaviors, reasons and consequences.},
  author={B. Roscoe and L. E. Cavanaugh and D. R. Kennedy},
  volume={23 89},
  • B. Roscoe, L. E. Cavanaugh, D. R. Kennedy
  • Published 1988
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Adolescence
  • Older adolescents were surveyed concerning three issues: behaviors which constitute infidelity in a dating relationship, reasons for a dating partner to be unfaithful, and reactions to a dating partner's infidelity. Responses from 247 participants indicated more similarities than differences between dating infidelity and extramarital affairs with regard to behaviors, causes, and consequences. Results are discussed in terms of similarities between dating and marital infidelity, and the rationale… CONTINUE READING
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