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Talal 1Rebecca TalalHunter KincaidPsychology 170 Section 024 February 2017Reading Response #1The people living before the Victorian Era had thoughts that including women and sexualrelations. It was generally thought that women (who lived in ancient times) more than mendesired and enjoyed sexual relations. Unfortunately, during the Victorian Era, talking about suchenjoyment or even sex in general was sinful. Evangelical men would automatically label womenas “licentious.”Not only was sex not allowed to be spoken about by women, women did not likeor have the desire to perform sexual intercourse which is referred to as “passionlessness.” Upperclass women received etiquette manuals in order to achieve a “ladylike” attitude that does notembody sin.Despite passionlessness having positive effects such as having a relationship or marriagefocus on love, it can still hurt women mentally and emotionally.Women have been praised andraised as highly respected people throughout time. Especially in Ancient Mesopotamia, women