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Sexual abuse refers to any action that pressures or coerces someone to do something sexual they don’t want to do. Sexual assault is a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat. Signs of Sexual abuse could be nightmares, insomnia, fear of things associated with the abuse,(including objects, smells, places, visits to the doctors, or a particular person), depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, sexual dysfunction, chronic pain, addiction, self-injury, somatic complaints, and suicidal ideation. Psychological abuse, also referred to as emotional abuse or mental abuse is a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behaviour that may result in psychological trauma, including anxiety, chronic depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Emotional abuse is any kind of abuse that is emotional rather than physical in nature.
They may also include involving the person to look at or be in the production of pornographic material or encourage them to behave in sexually inappropriate ways. Emotional/Psychological abuse – Emotional abuse is the persistent emotional ill-treatment of a person causing servere and persistant adverse side effects on the persons emotional development , often by (1) Making them feel they are worthless or unloved. (2) Age-inappropriate or developmentally inappropriate expectations , causing the person to feel frightend frequantly. (3) The exploitation or corruption of the person. Financial abuse – This is another name for stealing or defrauding a person of goods and/or property.
Sexual abuse by a partner/intimate can include derogatory name calling, refusal to use contraception, deliberately causing unwanted physical pain during sex, without consent and to cause pain or humiliation. Emotional Abuse : One definition of emotional abuse is: "any act including confinement, isolation, verbal assault, humiliation, intimidation, infantilization, or any other treatment which may diminish the sense of identity, dignity, and self-worth Institutional abuse : Institutional abuse is the mistreatment of people brought about by poor or inadequate care or support, or systematic poor practice that affects the whole care setting. It occurs when the individual's wishes and needs are sacrificed for the smooth running of a group, service or organisation Self Neglect : Self-neglect is any failure of an adult to take care of himself or herself that causes, or is reasonably likely to cause within a short period of time, serious physical, mental or emotional harm or substantial damage to or loss of assets. Neglect by others : Adults are neglected when a caregiver does not provide the essential daily living needs of an adult dependent upon them, for things such as food, clothing, shelter, bathing, medication, health care, and doctor visits. Self-neglect happens when an adult can no longer take care of their own basic daily living needs.
The attachment theory theorizes why affairs are so damaging. Also, the myths of infidelity influence how couples deal with boundary violations. So what is considered infidelity? Infidelity includes a wide range of behaviors. Sexual intercourse with someone outside of the relationship is a given when defining infidelity.
HPV may also be passed on during oral sex. HPV can be passed on between straight and same sex partners even when the infected partner has no signs or symptoms. A person can have HPV even if years have passed since he or she had sexual contact with an infected person. Most infected persons do not realize they are infected or that they are passing the virus on to a sex partner. It is also possible to get more than one type of HPV ("Human papillomavirus (hpv)," 2012).
The Puritans and Sex The Puritans and Sex provides an insight on the misunderstood life of the Puritans and their lust for sex. Written by Edmund S. Morgan, the article goes in-depth on how the Puritans could not contain their sexual desires and the ways they tried to stop themselves from divulging deeper into the sinfulness pleasures they were taking part in. The Puritans and Sex gives an interesting account on an unknown side of the Puritans, the article was a good selection based on the new information provided about a group largely regarded as to being the opposite of fun. The Puritans did abstain from many normal pleasures but something they could not hold back is their desire for sex. This caused the Puritans to encourage sex as long as it was between a man and his wife and that it does not interfere with religion.
The idea of forcing sexual intercourse upon a person is a violation to one’s physical and mental entities, and can be very traumatic for the individual. Date rape often decreases a victim self-worth and leaves an individual to feel lost, defeated, and violated. The focus of this paper is to explore and discuss the issue surrounding the subjects, specially focusing on the catholic perspective and bringing forth the church’s teaching on the top of “Date rape.” There is a wide variety of definitions and meanings for the term ‘Date rape.’ The general understanding of date rape is when an individual is forced into sexual intercourse by another with whom they are quite unfamiliar with or with whom there are only acquainted. However, date rape also occurs when an individual who originally consented to having sex, changes their mind, but is unable to escape from their assailant. Without consent or someone’s freewill to do so, any form of sexual intimacy is considered assault or rape.
Because sexual abuse is such a disturbing incident, false accusations of sexual abuse have huge, if not shocking, consequences for families. There is a bit of controversy about false memory syndrome, on one side by those who believe that the memories are not true, and on the other side by those who say that people who have committed the sexual abuse acts are using false memory syndrome to question allegations against them. The effects of memories such as these rising to the surface, whether they are actual memories or not, is often devastating to formerly functional families. The article in question has taken on the view from the False Memory Society in which the accused has stated that the accusations are false. The article revolves around one daughter who is split on whether to believe her sister’s letter about her father sexual assaulting her when she was 2 or to believe that her father is innocent.
In my personal experience over the last four years with Sexaholics Anonymous (SA) 12-Step groups, I can personally attest to seeing more than a third of all membership lasting less than six months. Carnes (1991) identifies eleven distinct sexually addictive behavior patterns. By looking at these behavior types, one is able to better understand both sexual addiction and healthy sexuality. “Sex addiction becomes a clarifying prism, revealing the spectrum of healthy elements in our sexual lives” (Carnes, 1991, p. 42). Considering these addictive behavior types, Carnes theorizes all sexual addiction share common themes of