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Unformatted text preview: Final Study Guide Key Terms: Casual sex Sex between people who have known each other very briefly and also between those who do not intend the encounter to lead to a longer sexual relationship Hooking up Uncommitted sexual intimacy with an acquaintance. Can involve anything from kissing to coitus, are typically unplanned, and arise out of social outings BUG Bisexual Until Graduation sexual intimacy between young women who are not lesbians Dating relationships Sexual relationships between people who are not married or cohabiting but nevertheless feel some degree of commitment, see each other on a regular basis Serial monogamy Engagement in a series of monogamous relationships, common among adolescents and young adults Self-disclosure Exposing behavior beyond first-date standards and of more sexual intimacy based on development of relationship Sexual marketplace Where both people in the relationship assess whether they have the best possible partner, given their own sense of self-worth and the range of other options available (fish in the sea) Idealization The tendency to idealize a partners shortcomings as unimportant in balance to the partners virtues Ancient birth control Olive oil or vinegar-soaked sponges for women, sheaths or expensive animal intestines to cover penis Obscene material Information about contraception Comstock Laws Laws that banned dissemination of obscene material Margaret Sanger Leading activist in birth control movement, helped spread information and created clinics to provide people with contraceptives, also helped invention of pill Roe v. Wade 1973 Supreme Court ruling prohibiting states from enacting outright bans on abortions performed before the age of fetal viability (before end of 2 nd trimester) Pro-life People who believe that elective abortion is always wrong and should be a criminal offense Pro-choice People who believe that women should be allowed to make all abortion decisions for themselves Adolescence Period of psychosexual and social maturation that accompanies and follows puberty (teen years) Bar mitzvah/bat mitzvah Jewish coming-of- age ceremony for boys and girls Quinceanera Hispanic coming- of-age ceremony for girls Virginity pledge Teens publicly promise not to have intercourse before they get married Serial monogamy Engagement in a series of monogamous relationships Cohabitation The relationship of two people who live together in a sexual relationship without being legally married Muta A temporary marriage where terms are specified by partners in advance. Open to married men also and can have legitimate offspring Bigamy The crime of marrying someone while already married to another Polygamy Marriage to more than one spouse at a time Polygyny Marriage of one man to more than...
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