Sexuality Four developmental challenges concerning sexuality ? Accepting one?s changing body ? Accepting one?s feelings of sexual arousal ? Understanding that sexual activity is voluntary ? Practicing safe sex Three types of sexual socialization (Ford and Beach) ? Restrictive ? Semi-restrictive ? Permissive Sexuality begins in biology and ends in culture ? Our mixed cultural messages about sexuality ? Premarital sex.....race/ethnicity, religion Males and females sexual socialization ? Intimacy vs recreation ? Decline in the double standard ? Serial monogamy Developmental progress of sexual behaviors ? Autoerotic behavior ? Cultural stigma ? causes disease ? Same sex play ? Sociosexual behavior Adolescent onset of intercourse ? 40% in sophomore year ? Adolescent girls ? peer ? Adolescent boys ? hormones/ overstating activity ? Effects of sibling, household factors ? African-American adolescents -- early sexual experiences 1 Contraception ? Lack of accessibility ? The morning after pill ? Age important factor in using protective measures Abortion in White suburbs most common Homosexuality ? Sexual preference ? Eight percent of the population is either bi - or homosexual ? Very problematic in adolescence ? Cause of homosexuality ? Suicide ? 30 % Date rape ? and sexual harassment increasing ? Communication problem? ? Rape culture ? Venting anger ? Affirming masculinity/femininity Risk factors for sexual abuse ? Living away from home ? Have physical or psychological problems ? Raised in poverty ? Having parents that abuse alcohol or drugs Sexual transmitted diseases ? Chlamydia most common ? asymptomatic ? infertility ? Gonorrhea and chlamydia (bacterial) ? Herpes and human papilloma (viral) ? AIDS Sex education ? Does not lead to increase in sexual behavior ? The failure of sex education programs ? Teen pregnancy highest in the U.S. ? Adolescents learn from peers 2
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