Jealousy, Consent, and Compersion Within Monogamous and Consensually Non-Monogamous Romantic Relationships

  title={Jealousy, Consent, and Compersion Within Monogamous and Consensually Non-Monogamous Romantic Relationships},
  author={Justin K. Mogilski and Simon D. Reeve and Sylis C. Nicolas and Sarah H. Donaldson and Virginia E. Mitchell and Lisa L. M. Welling},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
Evolutionary psychological research has studied romantic jealousy extensively within monogamous relationships, but has largely ignored jealousy among partners who mutually consent to forming extra-pair relationships (i.e., consensual non-monogamy; CNM). We examined monogamous (n = 529) and CNM (n = 159) individuals’ reactions to imagining their romantic partner(s)’s extra-pair involvement. For each romantic partner, men and women completed measures of relationship jealousy and reacted to… Expand
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