Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Study 1

We are now recruiting participants for Study 1.

If you are heterosexual, aged between 18 to 35 years, currently living in Australia, and have experienced a friends-with-benefits relationship we would like to hear from you!

Interviews will be conducted over the telephone (we will phone you, so it won't cost you anything!).

Interviews will take approximately 30 min to 1 hour.

We are currently seeking the following people to particpate in our interviews:

- 5 males aged 18-25
- 10 males aged 26-35

- 5 females aged 18-25
- 10 females aged 26-35

Don't be shy... We want to hear your stories and opinions on this topic!

If you are interested in participating or would like further information, please email

The fine print...

Interviews will be conducted as anonymously as possible and your privacy will be protected. Other than saying hello and answering some questions about your age, gender and relationship history you will not be asked to state your name or sign any documents.

Results of the study may be published as a journal article. All results will be reported in a way that protects your anonymity.

To participate in this study you will need to read the "Plain Language Statement" and agree to the terms outlined in this document. The "Plain Language Statement" includes information about (1) your consent, (2) the purpose and background of the study, (3) procedures of the study, (4) possible benefits, (5) possible risks, (6) privacy, confidentiality and disclosure of information, (7) results of the project, (8) further information or any problems, (9) complaints, (10) participation is voluntary, (11) ethical guidelines.

To obtain a copy of the "Plain Language Statement" please send an email to