Learning  Objectives  

Developing  intimate  relationships:  
  start  by  believing  in  your  self,  self  esteem  
  develops  in  infancy  and  your  childhood  
  gender  role  affect  how  we  relate  to  others  
  attachment  in  childhood  may  affect  style  

Challenges  of  forming  and  maintaining  
intimate  relationships:  
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honesty  and  openness  
unequal  and  premature  commitment  
unrealistic  expectations  
competitiveness  
balancing  time  spent  together  and  apart  
Jealousy  
Supportiveness  

Healthy  and  Productive  communication:  
  Self  disclosure-­‐  revealing  personal  
information  about  themselves  which  moves  
relationship  to  deeper  level  
  Listening-­‐  spend  time  and  energy  to  
understand  another  persons  story,  rather  
than  judge,  blame,  advise,  or  control.  
  Feedback-­‐  constructive  response  to  
acknowledged  the  persons  feelings  are  valid  

Successful  families:  
  commitment  to  each  other                
  appreciation  to  one  another  
  communication  
  time  spent  together  
  spiritual  wellness  
  copying  with  stress  and  wellness  

MALE  SEX  ORGAN  

FEMALE  SEX  ORGAN    
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-­‐clitoris  
-­‐anus  
-­‐perinium  
-­‐vagina  
-­‐uterus  
-­‐cervix  
-­‐fallopian  tubes  
-­‐ovary  
-­‐bladder  
-­‐pubic  bone  
-­‐rectum  

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-­‐scrotum  
-­‐testis  
-­‐anus  
-­‐prostate  
-­‐rectum  
-­‐glans  
-­‐urethra  
-­‐penis  
-­‐bladder  
-­‐pubis  bone  
corpus  spongiosum  

Responsible  Sexual  Behavior:  
  open,  honest  communication  
  agreed  on  sexual  activities  
  sexual  privacy  
  using  contraception  
  safer  sex  
  sober  sex  

Changes  of  pregnant  women:  
   a  missed  menstrual  cycle  
  slight  bleeding  
  nausea  
  breast  tenderness  
  increased  urination  
  sleepiness,  fatigue,  and  emotional  upset  

Good  Prenatal  Care:  
  prenatal  vitamins  
  NO  drugs,  alcohol,  smoking  
  protect  against  radiation,  infections  
  physical  activity  
  prenatal  classes  
  regular  doctor  exams  

TYPES  OF  CONTRACEPTIVES  

The  Pill  

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Advantage-­‐  decrease  
incidence  of  bening  breast  
cancer,  ovarian  cancer,  
ectopic  pregnancy.  
Disadvantages-­‐  do  not  
protect  against  STD’s.    
Effectiveness-­‐  varies  
because  it  depends  on  
individual  factors.  

Male  Condoms  

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Advantage-­‐  easy  to  
purchase  and  are  available  
without  perscription,  help  
protect  against  STD’s.  
Disadvantages-­‐  diminish  
sensation  and  interfere  
with  spontaneity.  
Effectiveness-­‐  failure  rate  
of  condoms  varies  
considerably.  

Natural  Method:  Abstinence  
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Best  protection  against  pregnancy  and  STD’s  
100%  effective  
0%  failure  rate  

HISTORY    
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Opposition  to  abortion  
attracted  little  attention  
until  the  mid-­‐1800s.  
By  the  1900s  abortion  was  
illegal  in  every  state.    
Anti-­‐abortion  laws  stayed  
in  effect  until  the  1960s.  

CURRENT  LEGAL  STATUS  
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In  1973,  the  U.S.  Supreme  Court  
made  abortion  legal  in  the  
landmark  case  of  Roe  v.  Wade  
Between  1995  and  2006,  the  
number  of  state  laws  restricting  
abortion  more  than  quadrupled.    
 Currently,  36  states  have  laws  
prohibiting  abortion  after  a  
certain  point  in  pregnancy,  with  
exceptions,  and  17  states  provide  
nonfederal  public  money  assist  
some  poor  women  seeking  
medically  necessary  abortions.    

Methods  of  Abortion  in  the  U.S:  
  Surgical:  the  most  common,  accounting  for  

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about  87%  of  all  abortions  performed  in  the  
U.S.  
Medical:  one  or  mode  drugs  are  used  to  
induce  abortion,  accounted  for  13%  of  all  U.S.  

TYPES  OF  PATHOGENS  &  
DISEASES  
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Bacteria-­‐  tuberculosis,  
ulcers,  skin  infections,  
typhus  
Viruses-­‐  hepatitis,  genital  
herpes,  HIV/AIDS,  chicken  
pox,  measles  
Fungi-­‐  yeast  infections,  
meningitis,  nail  infections  
Protozoa-­‐  malaria,  Africa  
sleeping  sickness  

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Parasitic  worms-­‐  
tapeworm  infection,  
hookworm  infection  
Prions-­‐  Creutzfeldt-­‐Jakob  
disease  

HIV  infection:  
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Transmitted-­‐  from  specific  kinds  of  sexual  contact,  
from  direct  exposure  to  infected  blood,  and  from  an  
HIV  infected  woman  to  her  fetus  during  pregnancy.  
Diagnosed-­‐  the  HIV  antibody  tests  because  hey  are  
accurate  and  inexpensive.  
Treatment-­‐  there  is  no  known  cure  for  HIV  infection  
but  medications  can  alter  the  course  of  the  disease  
and  extend  life.  

Infection  Preventions:  
  Be  honest  about  your  concerns  and  stress  
  Find  out  about  your  partners  sexual  history  
and  practices  
  Use  a  condoms  every  time  you  have  sex  
  Think  and  talk  about  responsible  sexual  
behavior