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Sexual Pleasuring and Increasing Sexual Satisfaction People express their sexuality in many ways Will discuss a variety of expressions
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Celibacy Not commonly thought of as form of sexual expression Yet decision itself is an expression of one’s sexuality Complete celibacy- person neither masturbates nor has sexual contact with another person Partial celibacy –person engages in masturbation but does not have interpersonal sexual contact Many reasons why celibacy can be a valuable choice
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Erotic Fantasy refers to wakeful thoughts Probably the most universal of all sexual behaviors and an normal aspect of sexuality 95% of men and women fantasize NHSLS revealed that 54% men and 19% women fantasize about sex at least once a day Content varies widely within sexes and between sexes Sexual fantasies begin in childhood and serve important functions Source of pleasure and arousal Overcome sexual anxiety through rehearsal Can be an acceptable expression of socially unacceptable behavior Helpful or hindering? most research considers fantasies to be healthy and helpful aspects of sexuality acting out a fantasy can be pleasurable, but if counter to one’s values, one should consider advantages and disadvantages for people who feel guilty over fantasies, remember that thoughts are not same as actions so don’t need to be concerned.
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Masturbation - stimulation of one’s own genitals to create sexual pleasure Contemporary views are conflicted Today masturbation is a more accepted form of sexual behavior; still lingering issues Judeo-Christians tradition views masturbation very negatively. Masturbation does not harm one physically and mentally
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Masturbation – Self Pleasuring Purposes: valuable means of self-exploration, relieves sexual tension, assists in physical relaxation Men do not run out of semen if they masturbate. partnered sex Psychotherapists believe that by teaching ourselves what excites us, we become more orgasmic and better sexual partners Adults between 24 and 49, the most sexually active age group and those most likely to have regular sexual partners, were ones most likely to masturbate Many assume that once someone is married, his or her use of masturbation should disappear, NOT the case -m utual masturbation is common
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Masturbation Females commonly masturbate by stimulating clitoris, mons, or labia Clitoris is only body part whole sole function is sexual pleasure; can rub shaft or apply pressure glans is rarely rubbed directly because of sensitivity few masturbate by inserting finger or object into vagina Most males masturbate by rubbing, stroking or pumping the shaft of the penis scrotal stimulation, or direct stimulation of head of penis is less common a few men focus on self-stimulation of the frenulum, raised area just below head on underside
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Keep in mind. .. Everyone has the right to their own
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2009 for the course BIO 30 taught by Professor Kahn during the Spring '09 term at UC Riverside.

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