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Friday, November 29, y PSYC 350A - Week 3 - how/why does sexual frustration (inability to sexually satisfy) lead to a decline in relationships/resentment amongst a cou- ple?
- How long is the average orgasm?
- how can a straight male communicate a desire for switching (sub/dom) to their partner w/out seeming weak? 1
Friday, November 29, y - being sexually submissive most common fantasy for women & women; BDSM culture way more demand for doms than for subs - ones who are more dominant in real life, tend to want to be dominated in the bedroom; opportunity to switch roles & be free - find a way to bring it up when you’re comfortable, partner is more willing to do your fantasies than you think CH.4: SEXUAL ANATOMY Anatomy - us & our genitals - psychology? - hang-ups, misunderstanding — includes concerns about size & function - shame, embarrassment & guilt - massive diversity - pornography Genital Self-Image - attitudes & feelings about own genitals - how do men & women feel about their genitals? - on avg. most ppl fairly positively, but many ppl have mixed feelings; like only some aspects - important links to sexual well-being - comfort w/ partner — ppl who are more self-conscious, have lower self- esteem & low satisfaction - female genital cosmetic surgery - e.g. vaginoplasty, hoodectomy, labia minora reduction, pubis tuck, G- spot augmentation, hymen reconstruction 2
Friday, November 29, y - penis enlargement surgery - exposure to a variety of genitals, helps w/ genital self-image Female Anatomy - external genitalia (vulva) - mons veneris (pubis) - rounded fatty pad of tissued, covered w/ pubic hair on top of the pubic bone - acts as a cushion during intercourse - labia majora - large folds of skin run downwards from the mons - hide the other parts of the genitals - purpose to provide protection - very sensitive to the touch - labia minora - hairless lips that sit inside of labia majora - surround urethral & vaginal opening - join w/ the clitoral hood - when aroused engorge w/ blood - huge variation in size, shape symmetry & colour - on avg 2 - 10 cm - very sensitive to touch - Bartholin’s gland - labiaplasty — most popular 3

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