Examining Concordant and Discordant Sexual and Romantic Attraction in American Adults: Implications for Counselors

  title={Examining Concordant and Discordant Sexual and Romantic Attraction in American Adults: Implications for Counselors},
  author={Emily M. Lund and Katie B. Thomas and Christina M. Sias and April R. Bradley},
  journal={Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling},
  pages={211 - 226}
abstract The present study examined self-reported sexual and romantic attractions in a sample of 414 American adults. Forty-four (10.6%) participants reported discordant sexual and romantic orientations. The most commonly reported type of discordant attraction was bisexual sexual attraction but romantic attraction to only one sex, followed by romantic attraction to both sexes but sexual attraction to either one or neither sex. There were no significant gender, age, or relationship status… 

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