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Boys want sex, girls want commitment: does this trade-off still exist?

McCabe, Marita 2005, Boys want sex, girls want commitment: does this trade-off still exist?, Sexual & relationship therapy, vol. 20, no. 2, pp. 139-141, doi: 10.1080/14681990500113252.

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Title Boys want sex, girls want commitment: does this trade-off still exist?
Author(s) McCabe, Marita
Journal name Sexual & relationship therapy
Volume number 20
Issue number 2
Start page 139
End page 141
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication Abingdon, England
Publication date 2005-05
ISSN 1468-1994
Keyword(s) editorials
man/woman relationships
dating (social customs)
teenagers - sexual behaviour
intimacy (psychology)
Summary Editorial. Examines the existence of the trade-off between a men's sexual cravings and women's yearning for a relationship commitment Recognition of the increasing frequency of sexual experience among adolescent boys and girls; Observation of the liberalization of attitudes regarding pre-marital sexual experience; Interpretation of the dating code adopted by both sexes; Role of sex in a male-female relationship; Consideration that adolescent boys and girls want and experience the same types of sexual and affectional dimensions.
Language eng
DOI 10.1080/14681990500113252
Field of Research 170199 Psychology not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970117 Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2005, Taylor & Francis
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Collection: School of Psychology
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