o Polyamory being in love or romantically involved with more than one person at

O polyamory being in love or romantically involved

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oPolyamory being in love or romantically involved with more than one person at the same time.Intentional family, group relationship, group marriageProfile, age 30-50, high social statusoThe Divorced and The WidowedSuddenly cut off from sex and will return to sex life typically within 1 years oMenopause: changes in womanTwo-year period 40-60“hot flashes”OsteoporosisHormone replacement therapy (HRT) protect against osteoporosis but can increase risk of ovarian and breast cancerVagina shrinksVaginal lubrication decreasesMost women continues to enjoy sexual activitiesSome decline in sexual functioningHysterectomy less likely to affect sexual functioning than oophorectomy oChanges in menTestosterone production decline graduallyErection occurs more slowlyVolume of ejaculate gradually decreaseForce of ejaculate lessensProstatectomy
Decrease volume of ejaculateCan cause erection problems and retrograde ejaculationoAttitudes about sex and the elderly Society hold negative viewIn 70 % of societies, elderly continues to be sexually activeMany have active sexual livesHealthy 80-102 oEngagement in intercourse M 62 %, F 30 %More frequent STIMale’s health determines sexual activitiesBiggest reason not is due to lack of sexual partnersoEarlier death for maleGender and SexualityoGender roles and stereotypesoSocializationParents, peers, media, etcAll societies have gender rolesoPsychological gender differencesAggressivenessCommunicationVerbalNonverbaloGender differences in sexualityMasturbationAttitude about casual sexUse of pornographyOrgasm consistencySex driveoAre the differences Bogus?Alexander and Fisher “Bogus Pipeline Method”Bogus pipeline most similarAnonymous Exposure threat least similaroBiological FactorsAnatomyObvious arousal response“clitoris” often missing from sexuality booksHormones Female 10% of male hormonesBut effect of hormones less consistent in humansoCultural and other factorsDouble standardGender rolesSexual scriptsMarital and family rolesWomen get pregnantIneffective technique of stimulating womanFewer woman masturbate“erotic dependency” of manoYoung adultsConvenience samplePerson-centered sex Care more about other person, sense of attachmentBody-centered sexPhysiological arousal and pleasure only
oWoman in 30s have most consistent orgasm and is most likely to initiate sexoTransThe state of one's gender identity or gender expression not matching one's assigned sexIndependent of sexual orientationHeterosexualHomosexualBisexualNone of the aboveGender Dysphoria is unhappy with own genderTransitionGender reassignment according to WPATH oPsychological eval and counselingoHormone therapy oReal life experience (1-2 yrs)oSurgery

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