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Chapter 6

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Attached is the notes for Chapter 6. This content focuses on Sexual Behaviors. Have fun studying!
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Bernice on Monday January 18, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HDFS 276 at Iowa State University taught by Baltimore in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 19 views. For similar materials see Human Sexuality in Human Development at Iowa State University.


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Date Created: 01/18/16
Chapter 6 Anal intercourse: A sexual position in which the penis is inserted through the partner’s anus into  the rectum Anilingus: Stimulation of the anus Celibacy: Willing to abstain from marriage and sex for religious reasons Coitus: Penis­vagina intercourse Cunnilingus: Oral Sex performed on a female Erotic touch: Intimate or sexual touching between partners, usually with the hands, for the  purpose of sexual arousal and sharing sexual or sensual pleasure. Erotophobia Fear of sexual intercourse Erotophilia: assesses an individual's disposition to respond to sexual cues in either a positive or  negative manner. Fellatio: Oral Sex performed on a male Female­superior position: A position got heterosexual intercourse in which the woman is sitting  on or crouching over the male Foreplay: set of emotionally and physically intimate acts between two or more people meant to  create sexual arousal and desire for sexual activity Manual Sex: hand job Masturbation: Any sexual activity performed on oneself, typically focusing on manipulation of  the genitals to orgasm Mutual masturbation: Partner’s touching of each other’s genitals, often to orgasm and enjoyed as a sexually intimate and satisfying activity. Rear­entry position: A position for heterosexual intercourse in which the penis is inserted nto the vagina while the man is behind the woman. Sex Flush: Darkening or reddening of skin of the chest during intercourse Sexual Cognition: when an individual is aware of why, when, where, and with who to have  sexual intercourse, this include being able to face the challenges associated to it Pansexual:  sexual attraction, romantic love, or emotional attraction toward people of any sex or  gender identity Understand cohabitation and serial cohabitation; reasons for cohabiting, and advantages and  disadvantages associated with cohabiting. Cohabitation: Living together as if married without legally marrying Serial Cohabitation: having multiple premarital cohabitingrelationships Reasons for cohabitation/ Benefits / Disadvantages 1) Desire to wait longer before marrying to pursue personal or professional goals 2) Cohabitating has the same benefits as marriage 3) High levels of marriage disruption led people to think that cohabitating is a better option 4) After cohabitating married couples end up divorced ( due to characteristics of person) What factors impact marital satisfaction (enhance or decrease it)?  Sexual intercourse increases satisfaction Cohabitation decreases satisfaction Is same­sex marriage legal in the U.S.? Explain. Yes What is the 5:1 ratio from John Gottman? as long as there are five times as many positive interactions between partners as there are  negative, the relationship is likely to be stable. Know the terms for arrangements in which a man or a woman has multiple spouses and/or  multiple partners. Polyamory:  practice of maintaining multiple sexual and/or romantic relationships simultaneously,  with the full knowledge and consent of all the people involved Pansexual:  One who engages in sexual or erotic activities with partners of all sexes and orientations. Monogamy: intimate relationship between two people Know the trends associated with marriage (age, satisfaction). People are getting married at a later age, More inter­racial marriages Know Masters and Johnson’s 4­phase sexual response cycle for males and females and  understand the stages. ( EPOR) Model= Excitement, Plateau, Orgasm, Resolution Model Stage Female Responses Male Responses Excitement Vaginal lubrication, Clitoral  Penis erection Scrotum tighter,  glans become erect, breast  testicles rise, erection lost if  enlarge,Vagina increase length distracted Plateau Outer vagina swells, minor lips  Full erection, Corona enlarges  engorge with blood and darken  further. Cowper’s gland secretes  in color preejaculate. More tension  ejaculation is near Orgasm Rhythmic contractions in pelvic  Ejaculation area. Uterus contracts  Emission: Semen builds up in  rhythmically the urethral bulb, producing  sensation Expulsion: Genital muscles  contract, forcing semen out Resolution Back to unaroused state of  50% loss erection Clitoris, nipples, vagina Back to relaxed motion Which, if any, sexual behaviors protect a person from acquiring STIs 100% of the time? Sexual Fantasy, Masturbation, Erotic Touch


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