Jealousy in sexually open marriages

  title={Jealousy in sexually open marriages},
  author={B. Buunk},
  journal={Alternative Lifestyles},
  • B. Buunk
  • Published 1981
  • Alternative Lifestyles
One hundred twenty-five men and 125 women, all Dutch and mostly liberal middle-class, responded to a series of scales measuring present, past, and anticipated jealousy as well as a variety of variables thought to be correlated with jealousy. All respondents were or had been in a sexually open marriage in which one or both partners had had an extramarital involvement. Women were more jealous than men. A variety of negative and positive consequences of spouse's extramarital involvement are… Expand