New research reveals that individuals with an insecure style of attachment – individuals who have an anxious or dismissing attachment style are more likely to engage in infidelity-related behaviors online.
When it comes to online activity people who have an anxious or dismissing style of attachment are more likely to…
- Engage in intimate information sharing with others
- Keep in touch with ex-partners
- Behave in ways they try to hide from their partners
- Hide online chats from their partners
- Get angry and defensive when questioned about their online behavior
- Believe their partners would be upset if they knew the truth about their online activities
Source: McDaniel, B. T., Drouin, M., & Cravens, J. D. (2017). Do you have anything to hide? Infidelity-related behaviors on social media sites and marital satisfaction. Computers in Human Behavior, 66, 88-95.