Premarital precursors of marital infidelity.

  title={Premarital precursors of marital infidelity.},
  author={Elizabeth Sandin Allen and Galena Kline Rhoades and Scott M. Stanley and Howard J. Markman and Tamara P. Williams and Jessica Melton and Mari L Clements},
  journal={Family process},
  volume={47 2},
Premarital precursors of infidelity were evaluated in a sample of 72 couples (N = 144) who were taking part in a longitudinal study of marriage. Premarital self-report and observational data were compared for couples who experienced infidelity and those who did not experience infidelity in the first years of marriage. Couples in which the male engaged in marital infidelity were characterized, premaritally, by significantly lower male sexual satisfaction, lower male positive communication, and… CONTINUE READING

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