Sexuality and the Elderly

Sexuality and the Elderly - SexAcrosstheLifespan

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Sex Across the Lifespan v  Young Adulthood and Middle Adulthood Sexuality v  The Elderly and Sexuality  v  Love and Emotions
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In late adolescence the individual moves toward mature, adult  sexuality. Struggles over sexual orientation is more difficult for men. Maturity is also becoming responsible about sex and developing a  capacity for intimacy. Young Adulthood and Middle  Adulthood Sexuality
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The Never-Married: Some young men and women decide to live both celibate  (unmarried) and chaste (abstaining from sexual intercourse). Others are searching for a spouse, with increasing desperation as  the years go by. Young Adulthood and Middle  Adulthood Sexuality
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Cohabitation: Living together Varies from “some days and nights” to “all the time.” A public declaration of a sexual relationship. Sometimes considered an opportunity to try out marriage. Has become an increasingly common alternative to marriage. Twenty-five percent of people aged 25 to 29 have cohabited at  least once. Young Adulthood and Middle  Adulthood Sexuality
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Frequency of Sex  and Marital Status: Young Adulthood and Middle  Adulthood Sexuality
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Average American married couple has coitus 2-3 times a week in  their 20s.
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PSYCH 2306 taught by Professor Michaelrose during the Spring '11 term at Collins.

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Sexuality and the Elderly - SexAcrosstheLifespan

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