Corpus ID: 1352322

Personality, martial satisfaction, and probability of marital infidelity.

@inproceedings{Shackelford2008PersonalityMS,
  title={Personality, martial satisfaction, and probability of marital infidelity.},
  author={T. Shackelford and A. Besser and Aaron T Goetz},
  year={2008}
}
  • T. Shackelford, A. Besser, Aaron T Goetz
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Personality and marital satisfaction may help to account for the likelihood of marital infidelity. We hypothesized that people with particularly disagreeable spouses (i.e., those low on Agreeableness) and particularly unreliable spouses (i.e., those low on Conscientiousness) will be less satisfied with their marriage, leading them to estimate a higher probability of becoming extramaritally involved in the next year. Two hundred fourteen newlyweds comprising 107 couples completed measures… CONTINUE READING
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