Shirley P. Glass's research while affiliated with University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and other places

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Extramarital involvement (EMI) occurs with high prevalence among couples in clinical and community settings, frequently resulting in considerable distress both to participants and their spouses. The field lacks a synthesized review of this literature. Without such a synthesis, it has been difficult for researchers and clinicians to have an understa...
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Extramarital involvement (EMI) occurs with high prevalence among couples in clinical and community settings, frequently resulting in considerable distress both to participants and their spouses. The field lacks a synthesized review of this literature. Without such a synthesis, it has been difficult for researchers and clinicians to have an understa...

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... Although threats posed by alternative mates may activate strategies to protect the relationship against their allure (e.g., devaluation of alternatives; Lydon and Karremans, 2015 ), such relationship maintenance strategies often fail. The rate of extradyadic affairs is indeed high (estimates range as high as 70%; Allen et al., 2005 ;Blow and Hartnett, 2005 ;Thompson and O'Sullivan, 2016 ) and may eventually come at the cost of losing altogether the benefits a stable romantic relationship brings ( Gordon et al., 2004 ). ...
... Unlike MFD, however, scholars have studied EMI in great depth. Researchers have found that predictors of EMI can be found within individuals, within marital relationships, and outside marital relationships (see Atkins et al., 2001;Allen et al., 2005;Fincham and May, 2017 for reviews). For example, having been sexually unfaithful in the past, being dissatisfied with the relationship, and having lower commitment to the marriage are all associated with greater likelihoods of infidelity (Fincham and May, 2017). ...