Presentation on theme: "Infidelity and Cyber Sex Survey"— Presentation transcript:
1 Infidelity and Cyber Sex Survey Diana J. KyleFullerton College
2 Background for Survey Internet use in the United States (Gallup, 2004) Internet romantic relationships(Albright, 2001; Strong, 1999; Wright, 2002)Cyber sex and fidelity(Kyle, 1999)
3 The SurveyRespondents were asked to imagine they were married and that their partner was having a cyber-sex affair on the Internet.1. To what extent do you feel your partner has been sexually unfaithful to you? (1= not unfaithful, 5 = very unfaithful)2. To what extent do you feel your partner has been emotionally unfaithful to you? (1= not unfaithful, 5 = very unfaithful)
4 HypothesisThere would be a strong relationship between respondent’s perception of sexual unfaithfulness and emotional unfaithfulness.
7 Results (con’t)As predicted, there was a significant positive relationship between the respondent’s perceived sexual unfaithfulness and emotional unfaithfulness in this sample (r40)=.562, p=.001, r2=.316).
8 Validity & Reliability Issues RepresentativenessRealismLimitations of survey
9 Conclusion Internet Use Changing Definition of Fidelity Future Studies Questions?