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Unformatted text preview: get to know partner in other ways. Also likely to develop premature ejaculation (fear of discovery) – carries over to marriage. Kirk Kendal study in 70’s: Sex before marriage less satisfying. Why? Attitude change toward partner (less respect) Realize likelihood of others previously (less trust) and more likely to be unfaithful. Possibility of pregnancy/VD I have never had someone who stayed abstinent say they wish they had had sex before marriage – but had a number that regretted having sex before marriage the rest of their lives. AIDS and VD A lot of information is biased = condoms aren’t “safe sex” How common is AIDS/being HIV positive? Very difficult to get accurate figures (most people don’t get tested unless have symptoms – may not have symptoms for 10 years after infection)...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PSY 200 taught by Professor Miller during the Fall '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Fall '10