Sexual Behavior and Drug Problem

Essay by superman00198College, UndergraduateA-, October 2009

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The first sexual behavior I want to say is premarital intercourse. Based on Kinsey’s report mentioned in the textbook, the first sexual liberation occurred much earlier than expected in the United States after World War I. A proximate 8 percent of white women born before 1900 had premarital intercourse by age 20, but that among those born between 1910 and 1929, the figure was 22 percent, later surveys indicate that a second wave of liberalization occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. Why this kind of change would happen, the weakening influence of traditional religious morality lowered the barriers that once prevented many kinds of sexual activity. As women have gained economic and political power, they gained greater sexual freedom as well as men. Most important part is growing emphasis on individual freedom and self determination in all aspects of our lives has made many people more willing to challenge traditional sexual restraints.

The second the homosexual behavior which I will say something about it is the gay and lesbian. In the past, the gay and lesbian communities were largely hidden from public view, but they are now an acknowledged part of urban life throughout North America. Most important is the supportive social environment that allows gays and lesbians to be themselves without fear of condemnation by the outside of the world. They believe the homosexual is very important to their life. Although still many people discriminate against the gays and lesbians, even this sexual behavior is illegal in most of the states in the America. The improvement or the sexual movement still is in progress in our society.

I think these kinds of the sexual behavior changes to be a positive for our society than the negative impact right now. In this competitive society, people will feel more pressure than...