Sumary of It’s a Myth That Promiscuous Women Have Low Self-Esteem:
- A new study finds that many people still believe — incorrectly — that women who engage in casual sex have low self-esteem..
- In one experiment, participants were asked to make a snap judgment about an unspecified person in their mid-20s who had one-night stands, monogamous sex or no sex..
- Women who had casual sex were judged as having lower self-esteem, but participants made no similar link between men’s behavior and their self-esteem..
- Participants also were asked if a person who had casual sex was more likely to have been an English major or an English major with low self-esteem….