Human Sexuality. Personal and Community Health Spring 2007. Sternberg’s Love Triangle . When to Think Twice About Getting Married. You or your partner are constantly asking: “Are you sure you love me?” You spend most of your time together disagreeing and quarreling.
Human Sexuality Personal and Community Health Spring 2007
When to Think Twice About Getting Married • You or your partner are constantly asking: “Are you sure you love me?” • You spend most of your time together disagreeing and quarreling. • You are both under the age of 20. • Your partner has traits that you hope will change. • Your partner wants you to stop seeing your friends, quit a job you enjoy, or change your life. Premarital Assessments
Making the Most of a Committed Relationship • Focus on what is right with your partner. • Learn to negotiate. • Look for the problem behind the conflict. • Keep your perspective • Look for things you can do to improve your relationship. Committed Relationships
Sexually Healthy Relationships Top Ten Rules of Sexual Etiquette • Be sure sexual activity is consensual • No means no • In sexual situations, always think ahead • Be aware of your own and your partner’s alcohol and drug intake • Be prepared • Communicate openly • Share responsibility • Respect sexual privacy • Do not sexually harass others • Be considerate