Within my family of origin, I believe we encompass all three characteristics.
Although I come from a divorced family, I have grown up in a very stable and reliable
household. I am the only child that my biological mother and father conceive
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FEMALE SEXUAL PHYSIOLOGY
1. What is ovulation?
When a mature egg is released from the ovarian follicle into the Falllopian tube.
2. What is mittelschmerz?
When a woman experiences a sharp pain in their abdomen when they ovulate.
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10. What is the vagina and what 2 functions does it serve?
It is a flexible, muscular, thin-walled organ that extends from the cervix to the
external genitals. It extends 3 to 5 inches upward and back inside the body.
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FEMALE SEXUAL ANATOMY
1. What is the vulva?
The collective term for the external genitals of a female.
2. What is the mons pubis?
The fatty tissue resting over the front surface of the pubic bone that is covered with
FAM 252 NOTES pt 3
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939)- first to recognize even children have sexual thoughts. Opened up
world to talking about it. Sex=most social of all our needs. It is part of who we are, not just
Master and Johnson
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4 men with a strong influence on the thoughts and ideas about sexualityTheir strong
ideas Jesus Christ- I forget what she said about Him, Im sure it was something stupid, St.
Paul- overcoming desires of the flesh. Sex with the least enj
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Sex Through History
Definition for sexuality- feelings and behaviors of human beings about sex. Uniquely human
trait. Only humans have gone beyond to have ideas, laws, customs, fantasies, and art around
FAM 252 CHAPTER 16
A study by Kenneth Boulding- know 4 virtues- make up the ultimate good. Economic
adequacy. Justice. Freedom. Peacefulness
Olson & Olson-Sigg- study of 20,000 marriages- what are the results of study- 10 most
FAM 252 CHAPTER 15
No fault divorce- what is it, where did it originate, characteristics (chart)- divorces could be
granted without either partner finding fault with their spouse. In California in 1969-1970.
Redefinition of the traditional duti
FAM 252 CHAPTER 14
In dealing with important life changes, what is an important characteristic that a married
couple needs to have?
Define intimacy- sharing intellectually, physically, and/or emotionally with another person; the
FAM 252 CHAPTER 13
What is the definition of middle aged?-the period of life between ages 35-65. The time when
people begin to think about how many years they have left rather than how many already lived.
There was a study done by AARP-#1 reaso
Family Life Cycle Paper
August 3rd, 2011
The Family Life Cycle
Before I was born, my parents were together for five years. They met in college at
Stonybrook University in Long Island, NY. My mother was an incoming freshman and
Growing up, my extended family was extremely close. We went on all our
vacations together, our parents/aunts and uncles bought a house together in Rhode Island
for the summer and a condo in Vermont so we could all be together to take ski and
Reading chapter 9 was really interesting because I saw how the different types of
intimacy games are characterized and recognized the select ones that I have been a part of
myself. I realized that I often play the I Dont Care; You Decide game with my
While I was reading about Harriet Lerners Dance of Anger, I saw a lot of the
characteristics of myself within the category of the pursuer, especially when it comes to
arguments I have with my boyfriend of over a year, Andrew. Although we do