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Unformatted text preview: Sexuality  Sexual Orientation Preferred partner choice Believed to be on a continuum  Heterosexism Set of beliefs that heterosexual relationships are better than homosexual relationships Believe that their relationships are superior to gay relationships Intimacy (intellectual, physical, emotional)  Sex as pleasure bond  Do with each other, not for each other  Thermometer of relationship How satisfied are you? When sex goes well, it is 15% of the relationship; when sex goes badly it is 85% of the relatiosnship Influence of Religion  Cultural Influences  5 Psychosexual Stages (Freud) Oral Anal Phallic Latency Genital Universal Incest Taboos Forced Sexual Relations  Differences Attractiveness Standards Sexual Behavior Sexual Attitudes Difficult to Research Sexual Behavior Representative Samples Reporting Minimizing or exaggerating truth Cohabiting and gay-male couples have more...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2010 for the course FSHD 237 taught by Professor Payne during the Spring '09 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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