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119 Cards in this Set

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We fall in love with the person who offers us the fairest exchange.
Not attracted to people who give you negative reinforcement.
byme's law of attraction
Learn to like people who are associated with positive events or qualities.
byme's law of attraction
Attracted to someone who is out temperamental opposite
complementatry needs
Can lead to trouble if we want the person to fill the missing parts instead of improving ourselves.
complementary needs
Feel attracted to people who give you positive reinforcement
Byme's law of attraction
Dislike people associated with negative events or qualities
Byme's Law of Attraction
Looking for a person who is like your mother or father
Parent image
Someone who fills your expectations of what a partner should do or be.
Role compatibility
Trade our positives and negatives in exchange for the other person's positives and negatives
Attracted to someone who has characteristics we admire and would like in ourselves
complemantary needs
Tendency to chose someone who lives close to your home
Likes attract likes
You are likely to be attracted to people who you think are the most like you in these areas: physical appearance, mental health, physical health, family background, family stability, and popularity
Based on the ideas that we : seek pleasure and avoid pain, are inherently selfish , are happiest when we get what we think we deserve, and try to balance relationships
Which of the following is not a sign of infatuation
-fear of rejection
-drastic mood swings
-constantly thinking of the person
Infatuation is believed to last for approximately:
2 weeks to 2 years
According to Sternberg's theory of complete love, what are the 3 sides of the triangle that must be in place for the most positive relationship
intimacy, passion, commitment
Intimacy according to Sternberg is
-sexual attraction
According to Sternberg, what type of love is lacking intimacy and passion
empty love
The more I get to know her, the better she becomes
stage 1
one minute I'm sure, the next I'm not
Stage 1
I'm jealous
stage 1
I'm beginning to see a side of her I've never seen before...and I'm not sure I like it
stage 2
I can't believe how great he is...he's just wonderful
stage 1
Once I realized she wasn't going to cook all the meals, I realized she wasn't marriage material
I think I'm in love
stage 1
We're growing apart
stage 2
I can live with the fact that he has a few faults
stage 3
She isn't that way when we're alone
stage 2
All types of love are positive, because love feels so good it must be positive
Nurturing or mature love makes a person feel proud and ambitious, not want to give up everything for love like infatuation
People in romantic love idealize their partners and often can't see any faults in that person
Most people have a highly romanticized view of love
most people will be infatuated many times before they find a mature love relationship
finds joy in separateness as well as togetherness
grows slowly and steadily
very selfish in actions
emotions flow at a fast rate
aware of the other person's faults, but accepts them as part of the total personality
tries not to see the other person's faults
enhanced by time
makes one feel proud, confident, and ambitious
May be distrustful of friends
often pushes people away, jealousy is often present
The only 100% effective way to prevent pregnancy
Any method of preventing conception
Pills that prevent pregnancy by stopping ovulation or by changing conditions in the uterus
oral contraceptives
A dome that fits over the cervix and holds spermicidal cream or jelly against the uterine entrance to block the passage of sperm
A device inserted into the uterus to prevent conception or implantation
intro-uterine device (IUD)
A trade name for a surgical hormone delivery system that provides continuous release of progestin, thereby preventing pregnancy for 5 years.
A rubber cap that fits over the cervix, used with spermicide to prevent conception
cervical cap
A trade name for an injectable form of progesstin
The process of permanently interrupting a person's ability to bear children through surgery
A sheath worn over the penis during intercourse to contain the semen, to prevent pregnancy. Also helps reduce the risk of STDs
A form of contraception that comes in the form of creams or jellies that is inserted into the vagina right before intercourse
A soft, thin plastic tube with 2 end rings-one that fits over the cervix and one to serve as an anchor outside the entrance of the vagina
female condom
Controls the primary and secondary sex characteristics in men. Also aids in sperm production
The entrance into the uterus
Contains the eggs and controls hormone production in women
Responsible for primary and secondary sex characteristics in women. It also regulates repoductive functions
The birth canal. It is also the femal organ for intercourse
The male organ for intercourse
A hollow, muscular, pear shaped organ, where the fertilizied egg will grow and develop into a baby.
If pregnancy does not occur, the lining of the uterus prepared during the menstrual cycle is shed in
Preparation for a healthy pregnancy begins
far in advance
During ovulation, the ovum (egg) is expelled from the ovary and travels through the ___ before it reaches the uterus. This is the area where conception occurs
fallopian tubes
Contraceptive methods that physically or chemically obstruct the travel of sperm toward the egg
barrier methods
When a woman begins using oral contraceptives, for how long should she use a backup method of birth control
1 month
One disadvantage to using oral contraceptives is
-side effects
-Doesn't protect against STDs
Groups that are at high risk for STDs include
-intravenous drug users
-Anyone who has had previous sexual partners and who has not, since than been tested for STDs
-Having unprotected vaginal, oral or anal sex with your current partner
People can reduce their risk for STDs by
-avoiding contact with the partner's bodily fluids
-using latex condoms with spermicide
-refusing alcohol or other drugs
What is the most common STD for your age group
Sores or chancres around the genitals are caused by
Untreated chlamydia infections can lead to
The human papilloma virus (HPV or genital warts) can cause
cancer of the cervix
Antibiotics are only effective for the STDs that are
What are some common signs a person may be infected with an STD
-abdominal cramping
-painful urination
-no symptoms
1 in ___ teens will acquire an STD
This STD is the most common on a college campus
HPV (genital warts)
The most common college STD is
This STD has 3 stages, the first being a painless sore or chancre on the sex organs, mouth, breasts or hands that will last 1-5 weeks
which of the following is considered a cure for aids
AIDS is the acronym for
Acquire immune Deficiencey Syndrome
What are some aspects of a relationship couples should consider before having sex
-pregnancy prevention
What percentage of teens will be involved in an abusive dating relationship by the time they graduate high school
What is jealousy commonly mistaken for in a relationship
Violence is often excused as being
-an act of anger
-a misunderstanding
Domestic violence is defined as
a person abusing someone in which they are in a relationship
The cycle of violence includes
growing tension, violence, honeymoon
the 4 types of domestic violence are
verbal, sexual, physical, emotional
____is often the worst result of long-term domestic violence for the victim
common excuses for using violence from the abuser could be
-she/he made me mad
-refusal of sexual advances
-alcohol or other drugs
which is not a form of dating violence
none of the above
If a child is abused growing up, or witnesses a parent being abused they are ___ likely to be an abuser as an adult
In the cycle of violence, the honeymoon stage may include which actions by the abuser
abuser may apologize for the abuse
according to MSU's safe place, ___ to ___ percent of the college student population has experienced relationship violence
25 to 30
In 1998, the US Deparment of Justice found that the percentage of dating violence for teenage girls was ___ than adults
What are some things you could do to help a friend in an abusive situation
Express your concerns
On average a victim of domestic violence will try to leave the relationship ___times
In the state of Michigan you must be ___ years old to legally consent to sex
Which factor does not allow a person to legally consent
-being under the influence of drugs or alcohol
-being mentally impaired
-being in a coma or sleeping
If you are convicted of a sex crime in the state of Michigan, you will be on the sex offender registry for ___ years
What does the 1996 drug induced rape prevention and punishment Act say
-It makes it a felony to give an unsuspecting person a date rape drug, with the intent to commit violence
-Large fines
-can put someone in prison for up to 20 years
Sexual harassment, penalty is $500 fine and/or up to 2 years in prison
4th degree
date rape situation -penetration, with coercion, 15 years
3rd degree
Penetration, with a weapon, coercion, additional felony involved, penalty is ife in prison
1st degree
Molestation, child pornography, contact, no penetration, 15 years
2nd degree
A person can be charged with criminal sexual conduct if there wasn't sexual intercourse. Oral sex counts as penetration
Females cannot be charged with statutory rape
date rape drugs typically cannot be detected in blood or urine tests(they can but the person needs to be tested right away and most are not)
because of the 1996 drug induced rape prevention and punishment act, the use of date rape drugs is declining
forcing someone to have sex is ok if they are dressed inappropriately or have a bad reputation
rape is never a consequence
a person can not be convicted of csc if both people were drinking
the use of coercion techniques to get another to engage in sexual activity is illegal
The most dangerous time for a woman involved in a domestic violence relationship is when she tries to leave
abusers often have low self-esteem
violence can take on may forms and can happen many times or only once in awhile