Reflection On Homosexuality In The United States

My first question (http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/answered-questions/human-sexuality) I chose from the website goaskalice.com was, “How common is homosexuality in the United States?” I chose this question because as I straight, white, male, I rarely think of my identity and it interests and upsets me that so many have to deal with constantly wondering if they are alone. My brother is gay and I know struggled a lot through his childhood and still has to go through therapy because he for many years didn’t feel comfortable coming out. I was please by the beginning of the answer because “Alice” said “above all it’s important to understand that sexuality is a complicated issue.” I think that this is definitely true, and people cannot just be put …show more content…
The American College Health Association National College Health Assessment, that is conducted annual, proved that the majority of participants had either no sexual partners or only one during the previous year. However, those same people, said that they thought their peers were having sex with at least three partners that year. Most thought they were having sex less than everyone else. Many people graduate college with minimal or no sexual experience at all. In fact, many find it exciting to be someone’s first sexual experience. Therefore, it is unlikely that lack of experience will hurt someone. Alice went on to say that the most important thing is to do whatever is most important to you. It doesn’t matter what sexual experiences others are having, all that matters is what you want to be doing. Alice reminded the reader that if no partners are available at first, there is always masturbation to begin with. While she admitted it would be tough with a dorm roommate, she said that experimenting with different types of masturbation, with different fantasies, and different positions can be a good way to blow of some steam. Alice finishes with nice motivational advice. “Whatever you decide, do it for fun or for love, but mainly do it for you. No need to act out of fear of others judgments — you 'll be just as desirable whether virgin or seasoned sexual …show more content…
It’s important to understand what you mean by an open relationship. If your partner thinks that an open relationship means you can only hook-up with other people, but you must save the romance for the two of you, and you break that boundary that could ruin your relationship.
In my past experiences with open relationships, I have noticed that one party almost always loses interest and the relationship slowly fades. One of them fakes it, while the other one falls for it, hoping what they once had didn’t truly drift away. Eventually they both realize and both move on. I have rarely seen an open relationship to work. The main reason for this is that open relationships are often used in already difficult situations. Overall, if you can stay away from an open relationship, from my first-hand research, I would. This last question, I really identify with. This fifth question, (http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/answered-questions/dealing-jealousy-relationship) is about dealing with jealousy in a relationship. The question was about a boyfriend who is in a relationship where both he and his girlfriend both get very jealous. He doesn’t mind her jealousy, while she gets angry when his boyfriend becomes jealous because she feels it means he doesn’t trust her. He wants to know how to deal with this without causing another fight. (And honestly I do

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