March 10, 2015 LEAST likely to cheat: a man low in testosterone Break up can be positive thing: increase self-confidence, grow communication skills, experience positive outcomes Sign of partner engaging in sexual infidelity: lack of sexual interest or exaggerated sexual interest Increase likelihood of women cheating: being in the ovulatory part of her menstrual cycle ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Submit paper on canvas and turn in class “What point am I making?” Don’t need to cite stuff that was discussed in class o “ as discussed in class” o “As discussed in the movie….” Try to find link for beginning of movie, or put IMDB link Violence in Relationships What is violence in a relationship? o Shoving partner [doesn’t have to be a big push, play fighting is likely to lead to physical violence]. o Insulted, swore [verbal abuse], destroyed property, threatened to hit, choked, beat up, used knife/gun, made partner have sex, have a sprain, bruise or cut because of fight with partner [needed to see a doctor]. Types of abuse o “All family violence is abhorrent, but not all family violence is the same.” -Johnson, 1995 o Patriarchal/ Intimate Terrorism Male on female/ violence can go in either direction [most common] o Common couple violence Typical family conflicts that occasionally get out of control At least as likely to be enacted by women as by men Occurs about once every 2 months Doesn’t usually escalate over time o Shoving [not to try to hurt, but you are angry and expressing through physical contact, throwing objects near the partner, threatening but not engaging in violence.] o If they shove with you, more likely to shove when they get in a physical fight with someone else.
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