Infidelity Behavior in Longterm Relationships - Men and Women: A Qualitative, Phenomenological Interview Study

Ditte Skakke, James Giles

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In spite of the increased tolerance for different kinds of sexual practices in post-industrial countries, infidelity is still generally condemned in public space and associated with unacceptable behavior. Nevertheless, a substantial amount of research reveals that infidelity is highly prevalent in both North America and Europe. In this light, it can be difficult to understand why people are unfaithful. Investigations into why this is the case, have primarily been carried out through quantitative approaches. Sparse qualitative research on infidelity-behavior has been done.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Sexual Medicine
Issue number6 (Suppl 3)
Pages (from-to)S43
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventISSWSH/ISSM Joint meeting: It takes 2 to Tango - Atlanta, United States
Duration: 7 Mar 201910 Mar 2019


ConferenceISSWSH/ISSM Joint meeting
Country/TerritoryUnited States

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Special issue: ISSWSH/ISSM Joint Meeting, "It Takes 2 to Tango"

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