PSY 265 Week 2 DQ 2

PSY 265 Week 2 DQ 2

PSY 265 Week 2 DQ 2

Consider a couple that has been married for over ten years and is experiencing a lack of romance and sexual interest in one another. What might be some of the causes of the decrease in sexual interest? Do you think the lack of sexual interest might stem from mental causes, physical causes, or both? How might this couple use their senses to enhance and increase their sexual relationship? In your participation, choose responses described by others in class and state whether you agree or disagree with their answers and to what extent. Explain why.


Assignment: Gender Identity

State the factors that determine gender identity.


Explain how a person’s masculine and feminine traits can be described using the continuum of masculinity-femininity.


Describe three factors in your own life that have helped determine your gender identity.


Discuss the masculine and feminine traits that you attribute to yourself using the continuum of masculinity-femininity. 
Post as an attachment.CheckPoint:Dysfunction

Summarize the effects of one type of sexual dysfunction that can affect both men and women. What are some factors that may cause this type of dysfunction? What treatments may help individuals who experience this type of dysfunction?

Review the styles of love covered in the text beginning on p. 219.

Compose two scenarios, each depicting a different style of love between two people. How are these two styles of love similar? How are they different?

Tell which style or styles of love have been prevalent in your life. Provide example

Read the scenario and answer the questions following it. Jill and Joe have been in a relationship for four months. Their time together mostly revolves around sports and enjoying time with friends. They are very much attracted to each other and have had an active sex life from the first month of their relationship.

Recently, Jill has been facing some difficulties at work as well as financial hardships. She has begun to notice that when she talks about her problems, Joe becomes frustrated. Joe tells her not to worry too much and offers suggestions for solving the problem. He still enjoys being intimate with her and being in social settings together, but it has become harder for Jill to enjoy these experiences.

Refer to the section covering communication skills that begins on p. 250 (Ch. 8) of your text. What are some communication techniques that both Jill and Joe can implement to improve their relationship?