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Old 02-25-2019, 03:37 PM
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Old 02-25-2019, 04:01 PM
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Not going to partake is a survey who views my relationship with my other husband as an affair/infidelity.
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Old 02-25-2019, 04:16 PM
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The text of the introduction follows below:

Dr. Adair clearly misunderstands the ethical nature of polyamory.

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UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS

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Understanding affair experiences and desires in women

This project is designed to assess how individual differences in personality and contextual factors are associated with desired or actual affair/infidelity experiences.


Your participation is completely anonymous. We do not ask for any identifying information on the survey, and there will be no way for anyone to tell which survey you personally completed.

This research uses a series of surveys and questionnaires that will ask you some demographic questions (such as your age, ethnicity, and income), questions about your personality and your attitudes about relationships (generally), questions about your current relationship (your long-term partner), and questions about your CURRENT, PAST, or DESIRED affair partner (your short-term partner).

Your participation should take about 10 minutes. There are no anticipated risks of participating in this study beyond what you would encounter in everyday life, but please feel free to skip any items that you feel are objectionable, make you feel uncomfortable, or stop your participation in the study at any time.

If you have any questions or concerns about this study, please contact Dr. Lora Adair at (501) 450-5414 or ladair2@uca.edu. You may also contact the University of Central Arkansas IRB (Research Compliance Office, (501) 852-7460), which can explain the rights of research participants if you have any questions or complaints.

I understand this project is research, and that my participation is completely voluntary. I also understand that if I decide to participate in this study, I may withdraw my consent at any time, and stop participating at any time without explanation or penalty.

Clicking on the continue button below indicates that I have read and understand this consent form and willingly agree to participate in this study under the terms described.
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Old 02-25-2019, 04:16 PM
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Yours is a survey about what women want in a secret affair partner vs. a socially visible partner. It's not a survey about polyamorous relationships.
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Old 02-25-2019, 08:39 PM
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It sounds like this survey is intended only for women? If so, I am disqualified from taking it. UCASurvey, could you please clarify?
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Old 02-25-2019, 10:22 PM
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It sounds like this survey is intended only for women? If so, I am disqualified from taking it. UCASurvey, could you please clarify?
It is. I was curious as to what sort of questions they were asking. I didn't get past the screen that asked gender.
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Old 02-26-2019, 07:59 PM
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After the (first) page where it asks your gender, if you say, "Male," the next page says, "We thank you for your time spent taking this survey. Your response has been recorded." I tried that just out of curiosity. So for me the survey took about one minute.
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Old 02-26-2019, 10:34 PM
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I said I had never had an affair and had no interest in ever having an affair. It still asked me about affairs the whole time, without "not applicable" being an option.

Also didn't ask anything about anyone but one of my partners. Doesn't seem to have anything to do with polyamory.
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Old 02-28-2019, 06:21 AM
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Agree with the others - I tried to answer the survey as though "affair" meant anything outside of monogamy and it was still difficult. (Although since my relationship with Dude started as a cheating affair could be considered technically correct.) I was torn on the the "body type" type of my ideal "affair" partner. It kind of depended if my "ideal" was a man or a woman. For 19 years I thought I was looking for a woman to have an
"extra-marital sexual relationship" with = affair in this survey vs. potential OSO in poly terms. Then Dude came along...
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Old 02-28-2019, 06:41 PM
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None of the male body types had enough flesh on their bones, so it was tricky for me too.
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