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Since Asked. .. <i 1. How common is male circumcision in the United States? (see page 41) * 2. A lot of magazines advertise for penis-increasing creams or exercises. Do any of these really work? (see page 43) « 3. What is the average penis size? Can a man be too small or too large? (see page 44) a 4. How do the sperm get from the testicles to the penis? (see page 48) 5. I feel that my genitals don't look right. The lips are sort of large and not pink like I see in pictures. They're more gray- ish. Is this normal? (see page 51) * 6. I've heard that the clitoris is the same as the penis, but they seem totally different to me. Why do people say they are the same? (see page 53) 7. Lately I've been getting bladder infections a lot, like once or twice a month. They are awful. Why am I getting so many, and how can I prevent them? (see page 56) -8 8. Is there any sure way to tell if a woman is a virgin before (or after) you have intercourse with her? Is there actually some- thing you "break" inside the vagina? (see page 56) '"' 9. Are larger breasts more sensitive than smaller ones? (see page 59) « 10. Once a condom came off during sex and we couldn't find it. Is it possible for a condom to get "lost" up inside a woman? (see page 62) HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES Anatomy in the Dark Ages THE MALE SEXUAL BODY Male External Structures Sexuality and Culture: Mate Circumcision in the United States Evaluating Sexual Research: Self-Reports of Penis Size Self-Discovery: Testicular Self-Examination Male Internal Structures THE FEMALE SEXUAL BODY Female External Structures Sexuality and Culture: Female Genital Mutilation In Touch with Your Sexual Health: Urinary Tract Infections: Causes, Treatment, and Prevention Self-Discovery: Breast Self-Awareness Female Internal Structures MENSTRUATION The Menstrual Cycle In Touch with Your Sexual Health: PMS or PMDD? Menstrual Problems YOUR SEXUAL PHILOSOPHY II I I 1 If si 11. If a Pap test is negative, can you be sure you are completely free of disease? (see page 62) 12. My sister told me she has endometriosis, which is why she has such bad cramps during her period. What exactly is endometriosis? (see page 63) 37 l!
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38 CHAPTE R 2 Focus on Your Feelings P robably the most common emotion experienced by students when reading and discussing the top- ics in this chapter is embarrassment. We live in a paradoxical culture that is immensely preoccupied with sex but at the same time is uncomfortable with frank, straightforward sexual discussion and education. For many, perhaps most, people, discussing and looking at drawings and photographs of sexual anatomy makes them more than a little uneasy. Feeling embarrassed about these issues is normal and understandable. However, we hope, as you have the chance to read and discuss them, you'll feel somewhat less uncomfortable. Why? Because the embarrassment people feel about sex contributes to many sexual prob- lems. For example, embarrassment over sexual anatomy causes couples to avoid talking about sexual difficulties they may be experiencing, which only makes
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course SOCY 1006 taught by Professor Walden during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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