Learning Objectives

9.1: Describe various types of sexual relationships, as well as the differences among those relationships and between men and women.

9.2: Describe the three major orientations toward sex and the factors that shape how people develop sexual attitudes.

9.3: Describe the five styles of flirting and the five courtship stages.

9.4: Describe how people communicate to initiate sex and refuse sex.

9.5: Explain how sexual communication, including pillow talk, is related to sexual and relational satisfaction.

9.6: Understand the key issues related to sexual coercion and harassment.

9.7: Explain how communication can promote safe sex.