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Healthy Relationships & Sexuality Flashcards

Healthy Relationships & Sexuality Flashcards
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Steps for falling in love, in order

Experience sexual attraction

Develop emotional attraction

Attachment increases

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
A syndrome that may be caused by consuming alcohol during a pregnancy. It can lead to certain birth defects, learning problems and issues with behavior.
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Folic Acid / Vitamin B9
This vitamin is often recommended to pregnant women because it can help prevent spina bifida, a birth defect that occurs if the fetal spine doesn't close.
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Steps to take when planning a pregnancy

Discontinue the use of tobacco and alcohol

Speak with a doctor about medical conditions

Take any recommended supplements or medicines

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Effective Listening
This kind of listening is active and strives to understand what another person is saying and how they feel. It creates a safe environment, saves time and removes negative feelings.
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Self-Disclosure
A process that occurs when you willingly share information about yourself with another person. It plays an important role in relationships by building intimacy.
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Epididymis
A male reproductive structure that stores sperm. This coiled tube is hooked to a testicle.
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Semen
Sperm are contained within this fluid, which is created in the male accessory glands.
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Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
This hormone comes into play when mature eggs are released from ovaries.
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Progesterone
A hormone that plays an important role in pregnancy. It gets the uterus ready to receive a fertilized egg and continues to be vital throughout the pregnancy.
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Testosterone
Male sexual maturation is dependent on this hormone, which also influences muscle strength and sexual actions.
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Estrogen
This is a hormone that leads to sexual maturation in females. It impacts sexual behavior, pregnancy and a woman's menstrual cycle.
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Miscarriage
We use this term to refer to a spontaneous discontinuation of pregnancy before a pregnancy's 20th week. This is usually caused by a genetic problem, not anything the woman does.
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Flashcard Content Overview

Working with these flashcards can be a great way to review information about the sexual anatomy of humans. You can go over important hormones, such as estrogen and testosterone. You'll also be able to consider some important considerations involved with pregnancy. The dangers of alcohol use during pregnancy will also be covered. These cards also focus on the aspects of the triangular theory of love, including commitment, passion and intimacy. You'll be able to review sexual orientations, gender preference, gender adoption and sexual identity.

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Miscarriage
We use this term to refer to a spontaneous discontinuation of pregnancy before a pregnancy's 20th week. This is usually caused by a genetic problem, not anything the woman does.
Estrogen
This is a hormone that leads to sexual maturation in females. It impacts sexual behavior, pregnancy and a woman's menstrual cycle.
Testosterone
Male sexual maturation is dependent on this hormone, which also influences muscle strength and sexual actions.
Progesterone
A hormone that plays an important role in pregnancy. It gets the uterus ready to receive a fertilized egg and continues to be vital throughout the pregnancy.
Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
This hormone comes into play when mature eggs are released from ovaries.
Semen
Sperm are contained within this fluid, which is created in the male accessory glands.
Epididymis
A male reproductive structure that stores sperm. This coiled tube is hooked to a testicle.
Self-Disclosure
A process that occurs when you willingly share information about yourself with another person. It plays an important role in relationships by building intimacy.
Effective Listening
This kind of listening is active and strives to understand what another person is saying and how they feel. It creates a safe environment, saves time and removes negative feelings.
Steps to take when planning a pregnancy

Discontinue the use of tobacco and alcohol

Speak with a doctor about medical conditions

Take any recommended supplements or medicines

Folic Acid / Vitamin B9
This vitamin is often recommended to pregnant women because it can help prevent spina bifida, a birth defect that occurs if the fetal spine doesn't close.
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
A syndrome that may be caused by consuming alcohol during a pregnancy. It can lead to certain birth defects, learning problems and issues with behavior.
Steps for falling in love, in order

Experience sexual attraction

Develop emotional attraction

Attachment increases

Triangular Theory of Love
A theory that asserts that relationships are formed from parts that include commitment, passion and intimacy. Not all relationships have every one of these aspects.
Intimacy in the Triangular Theory of Love
Relationships that display this part of the triangular theory of love are close and characterized by a bond.
Passion in the Triangular Theory of Love
This aspect of the triangular theory of love deals with energy and yearning. Relationships without this can still be close and committed, but they lack a sense of excitement.
Commitment in the Triangular Theory of Love
An aspect of the triangular theory of love that deals with attachment and mutual interdependence between couples. Couple who show this aspect of love want to be exclusive.
Bisexuality
Individuals with this sexual orientation may be both emotionally and physically attracted to individuals of their own gender or different genders.
Gender Identity
This form of identity relates to how we view and consider our own personal gender.
Sexual Identity
A type of identity formed based on how we think of ourselves in relation to the people we experience romantic or sexual attraction to.
Gender Adoption
This process occurs over a long period of time. It involves absorbing the traditional characteristics of gender used to determine what men and women are like.
Gender Preference
A process that occurs when children develop an acceptance of their birth gender.
Sexual Orientation
We use this term when referring to the sexual, emotional or romantic attraction that a person feels towards one or both sexes. This attraction lasts over a considerable period of time.
Respect in Successful Relationships
This aspect of successful relationships involves showing proper care about the needs of others, such as the need for time away from work. This aspect needs to be mutual.
Effective and Open Communication in Successful Relationships
Individuals who can clearly express their opinions and feelings can effectively manage this aspect of successful relationships.
Trust in Successful Relationships
A characteristic of successful relationships that is displayed when people know they can rely on one another.
Sharing in Successful Relationships
A relationship demonstrates this characteristic if people can pool their responsibilities, time, power and money and work together.

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