Week One - PSY 265 - CheckPoint - Critical Thinking and Sexual Decision Making

Week One - PSY 265 - CheckPoint - Critical Thinking and Sexual Decision Making

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1 Running head: CRITICAL THINKING AND DECISION MAKING CheckPoint: Critical Thinking and Sexual Decision Making 1. YOUR NAME PSY/265 DATE NAME OF PROFESSOR Critical Thinking and Sexual Decision Making
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One way that I employ critical thinking when making sexual decisions is through being overly cautious. I have a tendency to not make sexual decisions before thoroughly analyzing the various perspectives and potential outcomes of the situation. I find that I inquire as to what would occur if it took place and what would happen if it did not take place. I additionally do my very best to not let social norms be an influencer. I find that peer pressure has oftentimes influenced my decisions in this capacity in the past; I do not think this is still an issue. I believe the risks involved with such activities have made me overly cautious. There are so many possibilities, especially when it
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Unformatted text preview: comes to sexual decisions and sexually transmitted infections or even the possibility of accidental pregnancy. On an overall level, I have found that critical thinking is an integral component of making sexual decisions for both sexes. When it comes to my personal experiences in this capacity, I have established a rule that I would not engage in sexual activity with any of my coworkers. I have found that in the past it has caused extreme friction and has influenced my business decisions at work. It also serves as a great distraction and has the ability to cause elevated stress levels. After having a negative experience in this capacity, I now know why many organizations have established rules that prevent sexual relationships from occurring with employees. . 2...
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