Essay on Personal Response on Sexuality Identity

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Final Project: Personal Response on Sexuality Identity Adriele Ajavon Psychology of Human Sexuality/ PSY 265 10/24/2010 Dean Marzofka Sex is a significant act of life. The deed is commonly initiated by arousal and results in conception or sheer satisfaction. A great deal of thought rarely goes into the execution of the actual performance, as sexual urges are instinctive. The true brainpower lies within the thought processes associated with sex. Love, commitment, and friendship are three aspects that I have always questioned upon engaging in sexual activities with others. I identified with the hedonistic value system before taking this course. I justified my sexual endeavors by maintaining that my choices “felt right, at the time”.…show more content…
The physical and social aspects of my world have definitely played a part in my sexual orientation. In my adolescent years I felt a strong physical attraction to males. Even if I did not understand why I had such feelings, they were strong and undeniable. I witnessed the affection between my mother and father and identified that type of affection to be normal. All of my friends also identified with these same types of feelings. Even the G rated Disney movies we watched illustrated love to be between a man and a woman. I was sheltered from homosexuality, so I did not have a problem or any other type of curiosities until that concept was introduced to me in the fifth grade. I asked many questions and began to view the world around me differently. I would look at girls and wonder how it would feel to embrace them as I had always known to only be between a man and a woman. When I began to go to church that same year of fifth grade, I became confused because historically sex was to be between a man and a woman. I remember the bible verse from the “Book of Leviticus which was apparent in its disapproval: If a man lies with a man as with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination; they shall be put to death, their blood is upon them (Leviticus 20:13).” By the time I learned of the scientific perspectives, like being homosexual since birth, I had given up trying to understand this topic that many adults did not even have a
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