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Notes for Exam #2 The highlighted areas are things she mentioned would be on the test in the 11:00 class. She also went over celibacy and oxytocin… Celibacy (allows you to have equally deep friendships with both sexes) Different definitions o Nothing (priests and nuns) o Everything but intercourse o Phase- something you’re doing for a length of time Benefits o Less complications o Less disappointment o Reduces risk of pregnancy and STI’s Sometimes doesn’t work o If you are in a 2 person relationship and decide you want to go celibate Oxytocin The “feel good” hormone Released into blood stream at orgasm Released when breast feeding Can be addictive September 29, 2008 Adult Sexuality Define “adult” Your values, expectations, experience
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Your sexual orientation Physical, psychological, emotional, rational Your tolerance for complexity, empathy, generosity, honesty Communication Contraception STI risks The Erotic Mind – Jack Morin PhD The 4 consequences of eroticism  Violating prohibitions Searching for power 1. Longing and Anticipation  a. Longing and fantasy  b. Short-term longing(flirting woks because there is an awareness of distance) c. Teasing and anticipation d. Longing and fulfillment --> Familiarity kills passion 2. Violating Prohibitions  a. The thrill of naughtiness is ageless and timeless b. The risk of discovery c. Forbidden fruit d. Pushing the boundaries in fantasy  3. Searching for power a. Making the most of powerlessness b. Paradoxes of power:
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Overcoming ambivalence a. From ambivalence to passion (initial reluctance) b. Ambivalent attractions c. Overcoming ambivalence through fantasy  d. The ambivalence of loving October 1 st 1. Gender a. “Sex”: Biologically male or female? b. Genetic Sex: Chromosome (XX, XY, etc…) 2. Prenatal Sexual Differentiation a. 1 st 6-weeks, we’re all the same i. primitive external genitals ii. pair of sexually undifferentiated gonads iii. 2 sets of primitive duct structures: Mullerian (female)/ Wolffian (male) 1. If you have a Y chromosome (testes begin to differenciate. 2. People without a Y chromosone differentiate later. 3. Intersexuality: atypical chromosomal and hormonal conditions (“ambiguous” genitalia occur in about 1 in every 2000 births) the most common forms: Chromosomal: a. Turner syndrome (XO female) b. Klinefelter Syndrome (XXY male) 4. Hormonal: a. Androgen – insensitivity syndrome: XY male whose body is unable to utilize androgen i. Lots of female secondary sex characteristics b. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia: female whose genitals appear male; internal organs normal and fertile c. DHT deficiency: Male with very under developed penis, partially formed internal gonads, no prostate. Gender Assignment: The labeling of the newborn as male or female
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2008 for the course EDP 363 taught by Professor Brownstein during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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