Monogamy versus Consensual Non-Monogamy: Alternative Approaches to Pursuing a Strategically Pluralistic Mating Strategy.

@article{Mogilski2017MonogamyVC,
  title={Monogamy versus Consensual Non-Monogamy: Alternative Approaches to Pursuing a Strategically Pluralistic Mating Strategy.},
  author={Justin K. Mogilski and Stacy L Memering and Lisa L. M. Welling and Todd K Shackelford},
  journal={Archives of sexual behavior},
  year={2017},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={407-417}
}
This study examined the frequency of partner-directed mate retention behaviors and several self- and partner-rated romantic relationship evaluations (i.e., sociosexuality, relationship satisfaction, mate value, and partner ideal measures) within monogamous and consensually non-monogamous (CNM) relationships. Measures were compared (1) between monogamous and CNM participants and (2) between two concurrent partners within each CNM relationship (i.e., primary and secondary partners). We found that… CONTINUE READING