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Vuma human sexuality

Vuma human sexuality






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    • What is human sexuality?
      • This is how people experience the erotic and express themselves as sexual beings.
      • This is the capacity that human beings have for erotic experiences and responses.
        • It is also the awareness of themselves as males and females in their different capacities to represent their different roles bestowed upon them by their societies.
    • Sexuality in relation to the human person
      • The human person is described to be a being combined with a body and soul. He is a rational being responsible for the decisions he makes.
      • He has individuality and freedom with the implication of rights and duties
      • Human sexual behavior is different from those of other animals, in that it was practiced for reasons beside copulation
      • Current understanding is that many species that were formerly believed to be monogamous have proven to be promiscuous and opportunistic
    • Sexual ethics/sexual morality
      • These are the aspects of ethics that deals with issues arising from all aspects of sexuality and human sexual behavior.
      • Sexual ethics relate to community and personal standards concerned with the conduct of interpersonal relationships. It deals with issues of consent, sexual relation before marriage and/or while married.
      • It deals with issues of marital fidelity and premarital and non-marital sex .
      • Sexual ethics is concerned with questions of how gender and power are expressed through sexual behavior .
    • The ideal of human sexuality
      • Human sexuality is set for the expression of love in a marital relationship.
      • It is only to be expressed in marriage between a man and his wife while seeking the highest good of the other partner. It is generally accepted by society and anything that undermines it often leads to a societal imbalance.
    • Ideals against human sexuality
      • Child sexuality
      • Fornication
      • Adultery
      • Rape
      • Prostitution
      • Bestiality
      • Homosexuality
      • Bisexuality
      • Nudity
      • Incest
      • Pornography
      • Perversion
    • Proposed reasons for sexual misconduct
      • Emotional needs
      • Lack of satisfaction
      • Favors e.g. promotions
      • Promiscuity
      • Status quo
      • Drugs and substance abuse
      • Lack of good role models and moral standing
      • Revenge
      • Curiosity
      • Exposure to uncensored media
    • Theories and contribution
      • Hearn 1985
      • Analysis suggested men in both positions of domination and subordination may use their sexuality to maintain their power.
      • Behaviors adopted include;
      • Horseplay-as an expression of male power in the face of other men.
      • Exploitation of sexuality-e.g. Women can be exploited by hiring attractive assistants to secure business deals.
      • Sexual harassment-can be a powerful way to exclude women from a male environment
    • Stages of development, that which lead to human sexuality, relationships and marriage
      • Identify a compatibility partner
      • Involve communication- seek to understand
      • yourself before you seek to understand others.
      • Dating and courtship
      • Different levels of relationships e.g. engagement
      • Marriage
    • Effects of negative sexuality
      • Divorce
      • Unwanted pregnancies
      • Single parenting
      • Abortion
      • STI’S
      • infertility
      • Death
      • Trauma
      • School dropouts
      • High number of delinquents
      • QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS!!!!!!!!!
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