Sexualized, objectified, but not satisfied Enjoying sexualization relates to lower relationship satisfaction through perceived partner-objectification

@inproceedings{Ramsey2017SexualizedOB,
  title={Sexualized, objectified, but not satisfied Enjoying sexualization relates to lower relationship satisfaction through perceived partner-objectification},
  author={Laura R. Ramsey and Justin A. Marotta and Tiffany Hoyt},
  year={2017}
}
Although the objectification of women is pervasive, it has not been studied extensively in the context of romantic relationships. This is a curious oversight, given that physical appearance is considered a prominent factor in romantic attraction and conceptualizations of objectification tend to involve an exaggerated emphasis on physical appearance. Thus, objectification theory may have interesting implications for romantic relationships. Women who enjoy sexualization may be more likely to have… CONTINUE READING