Non-Consensual and Consensual Non-Monogamy in Norway
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OriginalversjonTræen, B., & Thuen, F. (2021). Non-consensual and consensual non-monogamy in Norway. International Journal of Sexual Health. 10.1080/19317611.2021.1947931
The paper sets out to study Norwegians’ experiences of non-monogamy. Data were collected by questionnaires in a web-sample of 4160 Norwegians (18–89 years). 26.3% of men and 17.8% of women reported that they ever had non-consensual non-monogamy. Consensual non-monogamy was reported by 3%. Compared to participants with no or non-consensual experience, consensual non-monogamy was highly related to relationship intimacy and positive sexual attitudes toward sex and sexuality. At the most recent extradyadic event, 21.5% of heterosexual men and 47.1% of gay/bisexual men reported condom use, which implies a risk for sexually transmitted diseases.