adult exposes the child in a way that violates their body boundaries and

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adult exposes the child in a way that violates their body boundaries and privacy Consequences of child sexual abuse? Delayed, distorted psychosexual development: Intimacy issues, sexual dysfunction and compulsion, risky decisions around sex. Stigmatization: Feeling deviant, “damaged goods,” inference of blame. Betrayal: Undermining trust, loss of innocence, belief that world is a toxic, harmful place. Disempowerment: Impaired individuation makes victim more susceptible to abuse in the future Anxiety disorders , bipolar disorder a. Child sexual abuse prevention programs Education is the most important weapon in fighting child sexual abuse - Talking to children about their bodies and sexuality in an age-appropriate way - Teaching children that certain types of touching by an adult are not right - Good touch vs. bad touch programs - Where to go, who to tell, what to do. Chapter 13 – Sexual Development from Adulthood Through Old Age Forms and functions of marriage a. Right to have children
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b. Ownership of property and inheritance c. Social stability d. Kinship networks Marital Forms: Monogamy : A sexual relationship that involves 2 people Polygamy : a form of polygyny more than one wife or husband at the same time Polygyny : Marriages between one male and multiple females Concubines: First wife assumes a principle, special status and all other wives occupy a role of lesser importance Harems: Wealthiest and most powerful males would have multiple wives (East Asian rulers) Polyandry: common term for multiple people married to each other Marriage: Changing trends - Contemporary Americans are asking their marriages to help them fulfill a much broader set of goals than in the past - Couples are busier than ever, leaving less time for them to invest in their marriages Climbing Mt Maslow Without Enough Oxygen Companionship-passion dilemma As a result of industrialization, life in America from predominantly rural to urban - Wives tended to specialize home life while husbands went elsewhere to work - As their labor outside of childrearing became less important to household economic success, society shifted to sentimental reasons for marriage - People began to marry with the idea that it would bring happiness to both themselves and any children they produced - Both want to be taken care of but at the end of the day, neither has the energy to take care of the other. Modern Alternatives to Marriage: Polyamory Polyamory : state of being in more than one sexual relationship at a time, with with transparency to each of one’s partners. 1. Hub and spoke model - One person (usually the male) is at the center and all other partners are on the periphery - Suffers from all the problems (subjugation of women) - Unequal, dehumanizing to the partners who are the spokes 2. Molecular model - Form of polyamory - Seeks to avoid the issues presented by the hub and spoke model by allowing all participants in the relationship to have as many partners as they want - Give everyone equal standing in the relationship 3. Polyfidelity - Form of polygamory -
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