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What is sexual arousal? In my opinion, sexual arousal is how a person’s body reacts to a thought or idea of intimacy to another individual. Every person reacts differently to certain stimuli. A person may be aroused by having a certain thought which triggers erotic feelings. Another person may be aroused by an individual’s touch. There are several stimuli that affect people in various ways. The way a person reacts to a particular sexual stimuli correlates closely to what a person may find sexually attractive.The influence of sexual attitudes and behaviors may come from several areas in a person’s life. One influence may be a person’s family. A family usually plays a significant role ina person’s life. According to Gordon-Simons and Blyskal-Tambling (2012), a family acts as the primary agent of socialization and social control for children and adolescents. The structure of the family may influence the sexual behavior of a child depending on whether the child was raised in a single parent home versus both parents in the home. The style of parenting may also