WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO UNDERSTAND THE SELF? (COMPREHENDING SEXUAL IDENTITY…
WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO
UNDERSTAND THE SELF?
COMPREHENDING SEXUAL IDENTITY
Sex vs. Gender
Sex is the label assigned at birth due to the genitals of the baby. Gender is the preferred relation between opposite or same sex constructed socially.
Sexual Orientation vs. Gender Identity
Sexual Orientation is how a person feel attracted towards another. Gender Identity refers to the biological sense of the person being a male or female. Usually, gender identity is aligned with sexual orientation but there are times that they don't.
L - Lesbian
G - Gay
B - Bisexual
Q - Queer
other identities like asexual or intersex
the act of spending money in exchange of commodities that satisfies ones needs and wants.
It is considered as a factor in building one's identity.
It could also be a form of addiction that greatly affects the spending habits of an individual.
How to avoid consumerism?
Exercise intellectual independence by thoroughly thinking on the things that matters more than those that doesn't have much importance in your life.
Consume less and live more. Do thing that would give longer satisfaction than how products could.
DISCOVERING THE PHYSICAL SELF
"The degree of which a person's physical traits are considered pleasing or beautiful." -
"The best and most beautiful thing in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt by the heart."
It is important to apppreciate our own figures and traits because it nakes us who we are. How we see ourselves (
) is what makes us confident (
) enough to embrace ourself with passion and love.
EROGENOUS ZONES OF THE BODY
Skin - the primary cause of eroticity held by sense of touch or hold.
Prepuce - the retractable.fold of skin covering the tip of the penis.
Penis - male reproductive organ used in secretion of urine or semen during intercourse.
Perianal Skin - area of the body surrounding the anus and is susceptible to injury or damage.
Lips - Moving part of the body used for food intake and other purposes.
Nipples - raised region of tissue on the surface of a woman's breast.
embraces all religions but not constrained by religious belief or tradition.
Meditation - mental practice that helps relaxing the mind from stress and tension.
Prayer - a form of communication to God as a sign of worship that gives a sense of comfort and support.
Yoga - a discipline involving techniques and postures to improve well-being.
Journaling - writing practice that enhances awareness within emotions and feelings of the self.
a specific belief that is followed by many through its own teachings.
4 DIMENSIONS OF RELIGION
Belief - doctrines that are taught to the religious members and influence their own way of living.
Rituals - repeated activities done by worshippers to acknowledge who they believe.
Experience - unique spiritual activity that enables an individual reach a higher power.
The ability to bind members of society and create a unique form of community.
5 MAJOR RELIGIONS
Judaism - culture of Jewish people believing in one God that reveals himself to Abraham, Moises and other prophets.
Christianity - based on The Bible and the words of Jesus Christ which were followed by Christians.
Islam - practiced by Muslims who worships Allah and recognize Muhammad as their prophet.
Hinduism - religion originated from India and is centered on the philosophy of reincarnation and their god Brahman.
Buddhism - focuses on the journey of Gautama Buddha as he reached the height of "Enlightenment"
DEALING SEXUAL PROCEEDINGS
LEVELS OF SEXUAL DESIRE
Lust - the stage of being physically attracted by a person. This happens when one gets sexually aroused and seduced by the other.
Attraction- the feeling of excitement and energy from thinking about one's partner. This occurs at times that one craves for the other's presence.
Attachment - the desire to be with your partners for a long time and be attached to the person under marriage.
Chlamydia - parasitic bacterium that causes pregnancy problems among women.
Gonorrhea - sexually transmitted disease that infects the entire reproductive organ of the female.
Genital Herpes - a virus that cannot be cured infecting the female reproductive organs.
Syphilis - severe life threatening disease that could even affect vital organs like the heart or spine.