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Unformatted text preview: The death of a spouse takes a greater toll on men than women Knowing whether someone is male or female does allow us to make reasonably good guesses about how they will approach their intimate relationships Successful relationships are likely to be those in which individuals, regardless of their gender, have the opportunity to contribute their full potential to meeting these challenges while encouraging their partner to do the same Gay and lesbian partners are sexual minorities Gay and lesbian couples are often deprived of even the simplest and most routine ways of expressing intimacy in public such as holding hands or kissing good-bye Regardless of sexual orientation, relationship happiness is higher when partners are more sexual sexually active, and several activity typically declines the longer a relationship continues....
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course CHFD 3930 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '08