MAPs Wanted for Study on Interpersonal Relationships

B4U-ACT is supporting a new study conducted by researchers at Nottingham Trent University in the UK. The study aims to explore minor-attracted people’s perceptions and experiences of interpersonal relationships. Anyone over the age of 18 who self-identifies as experiencing sexual attraction to children is eligible to take part, regardless of whether they have disclosed their attractions to others or not.

The research involves completing a survey, which should take about 15-20 minutes. Potential participants can use access the survey using the link below:

The following additional information about the survey was provided by the researchers:

This survey investigates the experiences of MAPs in their relationships with friends, family members, and partners. It asks about the general importance and quality of interpersonal relationships, and perceptions of social stigma. You will also be asked about your specific relationships with people you have disclosed to (where applicable). MAPs are eligible to take part irrespective of whether or not they have disclosed their attractions to others. The survey should take around 15-20 minutes to complete this survey. The research team is made up of Dr. Rebecca Lievesley and Dr. Craig Harper (Nottingham Trent University, UK).

The survey is completely anonymous. It does not ask for any identifiable information, it does not collect IP addresses and it can be accessed using a Tor browser. The link to the survey is below – the first page provides full information about the study and you can then choose whether or not to take part. If you have any questions please email the study lead on Rebecca.Lievesley@ntu.ac.uk. Please feel free to share or post elsewhere to increase the reach of this research.