Response 1 psych 170 - Talal 1 Rebecca Talal Hunter Kincaid Psychology 170 Section 02 4 February 2017 Reading Response#1 The people living before the

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Talal 1 Rebecca Talal Hunter Kincaid Psychology 170 Section 02 4 February 2017 Reading Response #1 The people living before the Victorian Era had thoughts that including women and sexual relations. It was generally thought that women (who lived in ancient times) more than men desired and enjoyed sexual relations. Unfortunately, during the Victorian Era, talking about such enjoyment or even sex in general was sinful. Evangelical men would automatically label women as “licentious.” Not only was sex not allowed to be spoken about by women, women did not like or have the desire to perform sexual intercourse which is referred to as “passionlessness.” Upper class women received etiquette manuals in order to achieve a “ladylike” attitude that does not embody sin. Despite passionlessness having positive effects such as having a relationship or marriage focus on love, it can still hurt women mentally and emotionally. Women have been praised and raised as highly respected people throughout time. Especially in Ancient Mesopotamia, women
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