Vuma human sexuality


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Vuma human sexuality

  1. 1. VUMA GROUP
  2. 2. What is human sexuality? <ul><li>This is how people experience the erotic and express themselves as sexual beings. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the capacity that human beings have for erotic experiences and responses. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Sexuality in relation to the human person <ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>He has individuality and freedom with the implication of rights and duties </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Human sexual behavior is different from those of other animals, in that it was practiced for reasons beside copulation </li></ul><ul><li>Current understanding is that many species that were formerly believed to be monogamous have proven to be promiscuous and opportunistic </li></ul>
  5. 6. Sexual ethics/sexual morality <ul><li>These are the aspects of ethics that deals with issues arising from all aspects of sexuality and human sexual behavior. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul><ul><li>It deals with issues of marital fidelity and premarital and non-marital sex . </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Sexual ethics is concerned with questions of how gender and power are expressed through sexual behavior . </li></ul>
  7. 8. The ideal of human sexuality <ul><li>Human sexuality is set for the expression of love in a marital relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Ideals against human sexuality <ul><li>Child sexuality </li></ul><ul><li>Fornication </li></ul><ul><li>Adultery </li></ul><ul><li>Rape </li></ul><ul><li>Prostitution </li></ul><ul><li>Bestiality </li></ul><ul><li>Homosexuality </li></ul><ul><li>Bisexuality </li></ul><ul><li>Nudity </li></ul><ul><li>Incest </li></ul><ul><li>Pornography </li></ul><ul><li>Perversion </li></ul>
  9. 10. Proposed reasons for sexual misconduct <ul><li>Emotional needs </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>Favors e.g. promotions </li></ul><ul><li>Promiscuity </li></ul><ul><li>Status quo </li></ul><ul><li>Drugs and substance abuse </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of good role models and moral standing </li></ul><ul><li>Revenge </li></ul><ul><li>Curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to uncensored media </li></ul>
  10. 11. Theories and contribution <ul><li>Hearn 1985 </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis suggested men in both positions of domination and subordination may use their sexuality to maintain their power. </li></ul><ul><li>Behaviors adopted include; </li></ul><ul><li>Horseplay-as an expression of male power in the face of other men. </li></ul><ul><li>Exploitation of sexuality-e.g. Women can be exploited by hiring attractive assistants to secure business deals. </li></ul><ul><li>Sexual harassment-can be a powerful way to exclude women from a male environment </li></ul>
  11. 12. Stages of development, that which lead to human sexuality, relationships and marriage <ul><li>Identify a compatibility partner </li></ul><ul><li>Involve communication- seek to understand </li></ul><ul><li>yourself before you seek to understand others. </li></ul><ul><li>Dating and courtship </li></ul><ul><li>Different levels of relationships e.g. engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage </li></ul>
  12. 13. Effects of negative sexuality <ul><li>Divorce </li></ul><ul><li>Unwanted pregnancies </li></ul><ul><li>Single parenting </li></ul><ul><li>Abortion </li></ul><ul><li>STI’S </li></ul><ul><li>infertility </li></ul><ul><li>Death </li></ul><ul><li>Trauma </li></ul><ul><li>School dropouts </li></ul><ul><li>High number of delinquents </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS!!!!!!!!! </li></ul>
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