Assignment-Sexuality at Different Life Stages

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Sexuality 1 Running Head: SEXUALITY Sexuality at Different Life Stages Name: Axia College PSY 265
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Sexuality 2 Sexuality at Different Life Stages Sex is a huge part of society, but many people are unaware of how it varies among different individuals. Adolescent sexuality, sexuality for mature adults, and sexuality for persons with disabilities differ tremendously. However, the ability to engage in sex and enjoy it is a universal concept and the importance of sex has captured all of society. Anna: the Adolescent Girl Anna’s anxiety towards sex is normal, but thinking about having sex at the adolescent age is especially troubling for a number of reasons, including moral or religious beliefs, and parental disapproval. Anna’s mother is anxious because she knows that sex can lead to an unwanted pregnancy or the contraction of an STI. Anna should consider her mother’s recommendations because she is more knowledgeable about life and has Anna’s best interest at heart. She believes that Anna dating someone older will make her more susceptible to engaging in premarital sex. Also, Anna should think about sex from a moral point-of-view, such as how that decision affects her self-values and personal beliefs. Anna needs to analyze her comfort level with the idea of engaging in coitus. If she is uncertain or has reservations, she should take them into consideration and discuss them with her partner. A decision to have sex should be filled with certainty and not shadowed with in doubt. Anna and her boyfriend need to openly communicate about the benefits of sex and its many repercussions. If Anna discusses her thoughts and feelings
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2011 for the course PSY 265 taught by Professor Sallyhenzel during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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