Perspective on Sex
Wednesday June 13, 2012
Our perspective on sex can be influenced by many different factors: past experiences, libido, gender, age!! Consider a few statements. With which do you identify the most?
- One person may view sex as an expression of affection. The other may view sex as a result of affection.
- One person may view sex as a way to build an emotional bond. The other may view sex as an expression of an emotional bond.
- One person may view sex as a way to a healthy relationship. The other may view sex as coming from a healthy relationship.
- One person may view sex as a way of feeling close. The other may view sex as a result of feeling close.
Action: Meet your spouse for a romantic date.
Discuss: Which statements reflect your own experience and perspective?
Share: What factors influence your perspective?
Reflect together: Have any of these differences created frustration in your relationship? How might understanding your partner’s perspective help ease your frustration?