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Sexuality. By: Courtney Schultz. Definitions Normal Aspect Sexual Culture Sexual Identity Identity Styles Sexual Firsts Heterosexual. Sexual Script Homosexual Disclosure Self-Stimulation Contraceptives Web Links. Menu. Definitions.

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sexuality

Sexuality

By: Courtney Schultz

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Definitions

Normal Aspect

Sexual Culture

Sexual Identity

Identity Styles

Sexual Firsts

Heterosexual

Sexual Script

Homosexual

Disclosure

Self-Stimulation

Contraceptives

Web Links

Menu
definitions
Definitions
  • The condition of being characterized and distinguished by sex.
  • Concern with or interest in sexual activity.
  • Sexual character or potency.
normal aspect
Normal Aspect
  • Much about adolescent sexuality are:
    • Problems
    • Adolescent pregnancy
    • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Sexuality is a normal part of adolescence
sexual culture
Sexual Culture
  • 50 years ago – sex strictly for married
  • Today – enormous increase in pregnancy among unmarried
  • Most Americans are undecided about sex, but it’s everywhere
  • Tension between parents and kids
    • Most prevalent in the United States
sexual identity
Many aspects to developing:

Managing sexual feelings

Developing new forms of intimacy

Learning skills to regulate sexual behavior

Involves:

Sexual orientation

Homosexual

Heterosexual

Bisexual

Activities, interests, and styles of behavior

Sexual Identity
5 sexual identity styles
5 Sexual Identity Styles
  • Sexually naïve – low self-esteem, high sex anxiety, virgins
  • Sexually unassured – low self-esteem, feel unattractive
  • Sexually competent – confident, comfortable with sexual behavior
  • Sexually adventurous – explore sexual options
  • Sexually driven – lots of experience
sexual behavior age of firsts
Male

1st kiss – 13.9

1st French – 14.6

Touch breast – 14.9

Touch penis – 15.7

Touch vagina – 15.4

Intercourse – 16.3

Oral sex – 16.9

Female

1st kiss – 15.0

1st French – 15.5

Touch breast – 16.2

Touch penis – 16.6

Touch vagina – 16.4

Intercourse – 17.0

Oral sex – 17.8

Sexual Behavior – Age of Firsts
heterosexual progression
Heterosexual Progression
  • In one study
    • Progression consistent
  • Kissing precedes petting
  • Petting precedes sexual intercourse
  • Intercourse precedes oral sex
heterosexual trends
Heterosexual Trends
  • Percent who say they have had sexual intercourse increased dramatically
  • Proportion of female college student who report they had intercourse increased more rapidly than males
    • Initial base for males was greater
heterosexual incidence
Heterosexual Incidence
  • National survey by Guttmacher Inst.
  • 8 in 10 girls and 7 in 10 boys are virgins at age 15
  • Probability of adolescent sex increases with age
  • Initial sexual intercourse usually occurs about 8 years before marriage
sexual script
Sexual Script
  • Stereotyped pattern of role prescriptions for how individuals should behave sexually
  • Differences in male and female sexual scripts often cause problems as adolescent is working out sexual identities
reasons for having sex
“Reasons for having Sex”
  • National survey of 12 to 18 year olds
  • A boy is pressuring them
  • They think they are ready
  • They want to be loved
  • They don’t want people to tease them for being a virgin
risk factors
Risk Factors
  • Under age of 16, most adolescents are ineffective users of contraceptives
    • Teen pregnancy and STDs
  • Early sexual activity linked to:
  • Excessive drinking, drug use, delinquency, and school-relate problems
girls risks
In a longitudinal study:

Sexual involvement in girls leads to

Depression

Lower self-esteem

More sexual activity

Lower grades

Sexual involvement in boys leads to:

Substance abuse

Extensive sexual activity

Girls Risks
homosexual stats
Homosexual Stats
  • Alfred Kinsey pioneered much research:
  • 1 percent report being bisexual
    • Sexual attractions to both sexes
  • Between 2 & 5 report being homosexual
  • Active homosexuals even lower
causes of homosexuality
Causes of Homosexuality
  • No firm answers available
  • Recent research suggests biological basis
    • Hormone, brain, and twin studies
  • A very early critical period might influence sexual orientation
  • No one factor as cause
homosexual progression
Homosexual Progression
  • Not all, but most follow this pathway:
    • Quietly struggle with same-sex attractions in childhood
    • Recognition of homosexual in mid to late adolescence
    • Majority experience some degree of other-sex attractions
defenses against labeling
Defenses against Labeling
  • “I guess I was drunk”
  • “It was just a phase I was going through”
  • “I was lonely”
  • “I was just curious”
  • “I just love her and not all girls”
disclosure
Disclosure
  • Parents are seldom 1st to hear
  • Mother usually told before fathers
  • Mothers more likely to know
  • 50 to 60 percent have disclosed to at least one sibling
  • 1st person is usually a friend
discriminations
Discriminations
  • Homophobia – having irrational feelings against homosexuals
  • Passing – process of hiding one’s sexual identity
possible link
Possible Link
  • Big concern with link between suicide risk and sexual orientation
  • 15 percent of homosexuals have attempted suicide
    • Compared to 7% heterosexual
self stimulation
Self-Stimulation
  • No matter the sexual orientation
    • Adolescents confront increasing arousal
  • Youths who are not dating or engaging in intercourse deal with
    • Self-stimulation or masturbation
masturbation
Masturbation
  • Most frequent sexual outlet
  • Today teens not as guilty
  • As few as 15 percent are ashamed
  • Twice as many males as females said they had masturbated
  • No association between sexual adjustment and masturbation
contraceptives
Contraceptives
  • Adolescents have increased use
  • Most common form is condom
  • Adolescent girls most common form is the pill
  • 1/3 of girls who rely on the pill, also rely on condoms
web links
Web Links
  • http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/dstd/Stats_Trends/Stats_and_Trends.htm
  • http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/People/Equality/SexualOrientation/statsresearch
    • Main source – Adolescence

by Santrock

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Definitions

Normal Aspect

Sexual Culture

Sexual Identity

Identity Styles

Sexual Firsts

Heterosexual

Sexual Script

Homosexual

Disclosure

Self-Stimulation

Contraceptives

Web Links

Menu
the end
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