Sexuality and the Adult Years

Sexuality and the Adult Years - Sexualityandthe AdultYears

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Click to edit Master subtitle style  2/12/11 Sexuality and the  Adult Years An adult’s relationship status-single, married,  or living with someone- is an important element  of one’s identity to oneself and others. 
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 2/12/11 Many adults will spend more years living single  than married. Unmarried Americans make up 40% of  homebuyers 42% of the workforce 33% of men and 25% of women between 30 to 34  have never been married Four times the percentage of the unmarried in  1970  Single Living
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 2/12/11 In the last decade internet dating has become  very popular Each month over 40% of single adults in the US  visit dating sites Fastest-growing segment of Internet dating traffic  is the 50-and-older population Internet Dating
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Click to edit Master subtitle style  2/12/11 Cohabitation Living together and having  sexual relationship without  being married http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
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 2/12/11 An unmarried couple living in the same household  in a committed relationship. Term applied to heterosexual and homosexual  people who live with a partner in the same  household in a committed relationship but who are  not legally married. Domestic Partnership
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 2/12/11 Do you think individuals who  cohabitate before marriage have a  higher or lesser risk of divorce? Discussion
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 2/12/11 Cohabitating women tend to have partners who  are less educated than them Tend to have less traditional gender-role attitudes,  less desire to have children, and more equity in  doing household tasks Married women have husbands who are better  educated Cohabitating individuals are less likely than  married people to be monogamous Cohabitation vs. Marriage
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 2/12/11 People who live together before marriage have a  harder time in marriage and are at greater risk of  being divorced Marriages preceded by living together are 50%  more likely to end in divorce There is lower satisfaction from bearing children  during cohabitation than during marriage. Marriage involves a higher degree of commitment  and stability than does cohabitation. Impact of Cohabitation Before 
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 2/12/11 Is an ever-changing institution found in virtually  every society Typically provides stable family units Functions as an economic partnership that  integrates child rearing, performance of household  tasks, and earning an income into one family unit Marriage
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 2/12/11 Emphasis group or collective, goals over individual  aspirations
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