PY4 Understudied Relationships

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Bee (1994)
Gay partnerships are more like heterosexual relationships than they are different.
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Peplau (1991)
50% of gay men and 65% of lesbian women are in a steady relationship at one time. Also that both heterosexual and homosexual relationships are longer lasting if they are from similar backgrounds.
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Blumstein and Schwartz (1983)
22% of wives, 30% of husbands, 43% of lesbians and 94% of gay men have admitted to having sex with someone other than their partner.
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Parks and Floyd (1996)
interviewed 176 members of internet news groups, 61% reported forming a new relationship through the newsgroup.
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Hultin (1993)
internet relationships parallel real life ones; we seek out those similar to us and when we find differences in attitude, communication becomes shorter and less frequent.
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Griffiths (2000)
some internet relationships are purely virtual, with no other contact. Others begin this way and then meetings occur, and some will begin face to face and continue on the internet.
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50% of gay men and 65% of lesbian women are in a steady relationship at one time. Also that both heterosexual and homosexual relationships are longer lasting if they are from similar backgrounds.

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22% of wives, 30% of husbands, 43% of lesbians and 94% of gay men have admitted to having sex with someone other than their partner.

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interviewed 176 members of internet news groups, 61% reported forming a new relationship through the newsgroup.

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internet relationships parallel real life ones; we seek out those similar to us and when we find differences in attitude, communication becomes shorter and less frequent.

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