When we hurt the ones we love: Predicting violence against women from men's mate retention

@article{Shackelford2005WhenWH,
  title={When we hurt the ones we love: Predicting violence against women from men's mate retention},
  author={T. Shackelford and Aaron T Goetz and D. Buss and H. A. Euler and S. Hoier},
  journal={Personal Relationships},
  year={2005},
  volume={12},
  pages={447-463}
}
  • T. Shackelford, Aaron T Goetz, +2 authors S. Hoier
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Personal Relationships
  • Mate retention behaviors are designed to solve several adaptive problems such as deterring a partners infidelity and preventing defection from the mating relationship. Although many mate retention behaviors appear to be innocuous romantic gestures (e.g., displaying resources, giving flowers), some may be harbingers of violence. We investigated the associations between male mate retention and violence against women in romantic relationships. In Study 1, 461 men reported their use of mate… CONTINUE READING
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