Sexuality is essential to the way one conceives oneself. It may depend on one’s experiences and considerations that often fluctuate throughout his or her lifespan. It gets impacted by different biopsychosocial, economic, cultural, religious, and spiritual factors.
The textbook states that with the passing time, the emotional, intellectual, and physical aspects of sexual desire and expression become fairly stable in both genders. The Western views have equalized aging with dying, so most of the people probably have a confined view of aged adults as sexually active individuals. Unfortunately, our healthcare providers are also not exempted from these stereotypical attitudes.
Using the Internet, conduct a research on sexuality in men and women. Based on your research, answer the following questions:
You may use the following article for your research:
Sternberg, R. J. (1986). A Triangular Theory of Love. Psychological Review, 93(2), 119–135.
Buss, Larsen, Westen, & Semmelroth (1992) studied the differences between the sexes as it related to feelings of jealousy and found that that neither sex was more jealous than the other. However, women get more distressed when they feel emotional infidelity and men get more upset with sexual infidelity.
Buss, D. M., Larsen, R. J., Westen, D., & Semmelroth, J. (1992). Sex differences in jealousy: Evolution, physiology, and psychology. Psychological Science, 3(4), 251–255.
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