Fams 205 - Exam 2 Study Guide
Fams 205 - Exam 2 Study Guide FAMS 205
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Fams Study Guide Exam 2 Chapter 5 Attachment theory All important love relationships are attachment Men expect more sexual intimacy on dates initiated by women When we first meet someone, intimacy increases rapidly as we make critical discoveries about each other Infants who sense their caregiver’s detachment and rejection when they desire close bodily contact develop Avoidant Attachment Style Balance of costs and benefits Factors affecting commitment When examining the role that love has in American culture, we find that love based marriage matches American cultural ideals of autonomy and freedom Intimate relationships provide us with the benefit of Enhancing our selfesteem The combination of intimacy, passion, and commitment results in Fatuous Love When love involves sleepless nights and painful, anxietyfilled days this illustrates Mania Intimacy according to the text refers to closeness between two people Sternberg’s triangular theory of love, the combination of intimacy and passion results in Romantic Love Chapter 6 Technical Virginity People who have had a variety of sexual experiences but have not had sexual intercourse Autoeroticism Includes sexual fantasies and masturbation Comparing the percentage of nevermarried teens that have had intercourse in 1995 and 2002 Fewer teens have intercourse Cunnilingus Oral stimulation of the woman’s vulva Traditional sexual scripts Are never eventually thrown away. Our society consistently frowns upon Extramarital sex Research on how children learn about sex suggests that most parentchild discussions about sex really are Motherdaughter conversations Sexual Scripts They’re available for heterosexuals, lesbians, bisexuals, and gay men One major difference between the sexual activity of heterosexuals and sexual activity of gay men and lesbians is How they handle extra relational sex The actual percentage of the population that is lesbian, gay or bisexual is Not Known How does media affect sexual choices Listening to music with sexually degrading lyrics increases rates of sexual activity Chapter 7 Quiet, distant and rarely gives into their partner’s requests Avoidant Attachment Style The impact of marital stress on physical health seems to be greatest on Women Not true regarding touch Lower status individuals do not touch people of high status “Every time Tammy tells her husband Michael that she wants to walk about their marriage Michael either leaves the room or changes the subject”, according to Gottman what kind of communication is Michael displaying Defensive Feminists argue our understanding of power is limited by focusing only on marital relationships Forgiveness leads to Longterm physical health benefits Acts such as rolling one’s eyes in response to a statement or complaint made by a spouse can convey Contempt Power Ability to influence another person or group Barriers to communicate Traditional male gender role Seeing couples constantly argue while growing up, causing the assumption that marriage is about conflict Marital paradigm Research has found that couples in satisfied marriages tend to Engage willingly in conflict Chapter 10 The 2007 fertility rate of 69.5 births for every 1,000 women between 15 and 44 reflects 4.3 million births in the U.S. – the highest total recorded to date The percentage of births to women age 15 to 44 that is unplanned 37% Characteristic of adoptive families Adoptive children are more likely to live in two parent households Of the thousands of American babies less than 1 year old who die each year, up to 1/3 of these deaths could be prevented if mothers were given Health Care Couples can experience less stress in the first year of child rearing if they open their communication At risk of hypertension Older mother (40) “Childfree” refers to Marriages where partners do not choose to have children Fertility rates are highest among Mexican Americans Research on gay and lesbian parents compared with children of heterosexual parents reveals there are no differences in gender identities or genderrole behavior “Sandwich generation” refers to Parents who are caring for dependent children and elderly parents simultaneously Authoritarian Parenting style in which obedience is most important The rate of infant morality in the United States is Higher than most of the developed world
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