Question 8 Reflect on a serious romantic relationship youve had in the past

Question 8 reflect on a serious romantic relationship

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Question 8: Reflect on a serious romantic relationship you’ve had in the past, have currently, or might have in the future. Imagine that the person with whom you are seriously involved has become interested in someone else. What would be most upsetting? 1) Your partner forming a deep emotional attachment to that other party, or 2) your partner enjoying passionate sexual intercourse with that other person? (1 pt.) TYPE YOUR ANSWER HERE. Question 9: Read the following research results from tests conducted in the Netherlands, and the United States that posed the question, to men and women, stated in Question 8. In tests conducted in the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, the researchers found that males exhibited more distress to sexual than to emotional infidelity, while females exhibited more distress to emotional rather than to sexual infidelity. Differences were large for the United States, and medium for Germany and the Netherlands. a) What theory (Buss’s or Eagly and Wood’s) best explains these research results? (1 pt.) b) Explain your answers using social psychological research discussed in the
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video, Attraction and Mate Selection. (1 pt.) ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE ANSWERED TO EARN CREDIT. TYPE YOUR ANSWERS HERE. You are required to number each part of every answer. For example, 9a, 9b, etc. if applicable.
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