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Date Created: 03/28/16
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 oemotionally​ and physically intimat acts between two or more people meant to  creat sexual arousaland ​ esir 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 premaritacohabitingr elationships  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  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  glans become erect, breast  tighter, testicles rise, erection  enlarge,Vagina increase  lost if distracted  length  Plateau  Outer vagina swells, minor  Full erection, Corona  lips engorge with blood and  enlarges further. Cowper’s  darken in color  gland secretes preejaculate.  More tension ejaculation is  near  Orgasm  Rhythmic contractions in  Ejaculation  pelvic 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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