12PremaritalSex - February 12, 2008 Premarital Sex Reiss'...

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February 12, 2008 Premarital Sex Reiss’ Sexual Permissiveness Scale Four Standards of Permissiveness 1. Abstinence: the least permissive approach to premarital sex 2. Double Standard: the attitude that premarital sex is acceptable for men but not for women. 3. Permissiveness w/ Affection: the attitude that premarital sex is acceptable as long as you care about the other person. *most common today 4. Permissiveness w/out Affection: the attitude that premarital sex is ok under any circumstance Historical Trends - Premarital sex was not acceptable socially in colonial times although it did occur which is proved by comparing the birth and marriage records. - A significant number of babies are born to unmarried women today. - The average age today for first intercourse Females: just over 16y, First partner is usually approx. 3 years older Males: just under 16y Factors - Physiological Determinants: Early physical development is tied to hormonal changes. As the body changes physically/hormonally the sex drive is increased. Those who develop early are sexually active earlier than normal. This may be because they get more attention. - Gender: Males have sex earlier than females. - Early Puberty:
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2008 for the course CHFD 2100 taught by Professor Simons during the Spring '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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