CHAPTER 9- HETEROSEXUAL DEVIANCE

CHAPTER 9- HETEROSEXUAL DEVIANCE - Diverse Lifestyles...

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Unformatted text preview: Diverse Lifestyles Heterosexual Deviance Teen Sex Most Americans consider teen sex unacceptable thinking that teens are too immature to handle sex responsibly Teens are more sexually active than before They engage in oral sex more, not seen as real sex Girls with high self esteem are less likely to have sex vs. Boys with high self esteem YouTube - Gossip Girl Threesome: Dan, Olivia & Teen Brains Its okay for people age 20 or older to have premarital sex in the U.S. Teens today are much more likely than their peers of 30 years ago to have sex hook ups friends with benefits Teens are more likely to contract an STD Have sex younger Have more partners Highest risk of premarital pregnancy Teens who have committed to abstinence wait on average 18 months before they start having sex Once they start having sex they are less likely to use contraception Maintain technical virginity by having oral sex b/ c it cant cause pregnancy Gender Boys who engage in sex are the studs Girls who engage in sex are sluts Girls are in a double bind risking a stigmatization as a tease if they maintain their virginity What to do about teen sex? Conservative Christians promote abstinence Liberals support a comprehensive sex education that teaches abstinence and contraception Among schools that teach sex, 51% discuss contraception but teach abstinence as the preferred option Teaching About Sex 35% of schools teach abstinence as the only option 14% teach both w/out promoting either The comp. program proves to be the most effective Extramarital Sex Myth : Extra marital sex more exciting than marital sex 90% men/94% women adultery always wrong 25% men/17% women have had at least one affair Men wish to have an affair more so than women Men see it as a sexual escapade/women see it as love Fewer than of men having affair rated sex less than pleasurable Extra Extra! Myth : People have affairs b/c they are oversexed No-much less sexually active and based upon a set of social and cultural factors Adultery approved in some cultures but not so in others Cultural Variations Illegitimate Adultery Does not mean there was sex, walking, talking or having a beer with a woman in the Lozi tribe of Eastern Africa is Adultery In other cultures, adultery involves copulations which can involve whoever divorces his wife and marries another Adultery Women have hx been punished for adultery more harshly than men In Muslim societies women have been stoned to death Legitimate Adultery Socially approved Kofyar tribe in Nigeria, unhappy married woman can take on a lover w/o seeking husbands consent (men may do the same) On the Adriatic Coast of Italy, men and women take on lovers as well , just dont talk about it Social Factors Adultery more likely to occur for people...
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