Premarital Sexual Standards and Sociosexuality: Gender, Ethnicity, and Cohort Differences

@article{Sprecher2013PremaritalSS,
  title={Premarital Sexual Standards and Sociosexuality: Gender, Ethnicity, and Cohort Differences},
  author={Susan Sprecher and Stanislav Treger and John Kitchener Sakaluk},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2013},
  volume={42},
  pages={1395-1405}
}
In this article, we present results from a “cohort-longitudinal” analysis of sexual attitudes and behaviors based on a large sample of young adults (N = 7,777) obtained from a university setting over a 23-year period. We investigated gender, ethnicity, and cohort differences in sexual permissiveness, endorsement of the double standard, and sociosexuality. Compared to women, men had more permissive attitudes, particularly about sex in casual relationships, endorsed the double standard to a… Expand
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