The physical body existing in the physical world. With our bodies we experience sexuality and human relationships
What is Sexuality??
Sexuality represents our identification of male or female gender. Sexulaity is what we do and who we are
What is Emotionality?
Powerfully related to our physical selves and our sexuality, our emotions colour our experiences, relationships, lead us to make decisions, maturity adn growth. We do not choose how we feel but we can control how we respond.
What is Spirituality?
Each person posesses a spiritual core, a connection with deeper realities above and beyond our intellect and emotion. Spirituality lies at the heart of our ability to value others, put others needs before our own and see a greater reality in the mystery of human life
What is Rationality?
We carry the ability to reason. When presented with the choice to be sexually active we can apply reason and not be driven by instinct. Unfortunately the media shows that humans can't do this
What is the difference between animals and humans?
* What a person thinks will ultimately determine what they become
* Animals act off instinct whereas humans have a thought process
What does the Catholic Church believe about Sexuality?
Sexuality is a gift from God. It has physical, emotional and psycological and spiritual components, and involves the whole person.
When is sexual intercourse reserved for according to the Catholic Church?
Sexual intercourse is reserved for after marriage between a man and a woman, where it can strengthen the bonds between a united couple and open the possibilty to create new life.
What forms of Contraception are acceptable according to the Catholic Church?
All forms of artificial contraception are unacceptable as it prevents the creation of new life however natural birth regulation is acceptable
How does the Media depict sex?
The Media depicts sex as having no real consequence.
What are the foundations of a Healthy Relationship?
A Solid relationship is built on love, respect, honesty, communication, trust, friendship and commitment. Successful relationships are the ones where bonding has been achieved first
What are the rights in a relationship?
To express opinions, thoughts and feelings
To be treated with respect and to be safe physically and emotionally
To be treated fairly, equally and to be listened to
To have privacy and to make your own decisions
Responsibilities in a Relationship are?
To communicate opinions, thought and emotions appropriately and respectfully
To treat others with respect, not to harm others and to be tolerant and show respect for others religious, cultural or sexual beliefs
To respect others privacy, to listen to others and to acknowledge their decisions.
Abusive Relationship Signs are?
Controlling you and doesn't let you make your own decisions
Jealous of your contact with other people
Sexist and puts you down
Sexually abusive, pressuring you to do things you don't want to.
What do you do to avoid an abusive relationship?
Be clear in your communication
Avoid the influence of drugs such as alcohol, that can cloud your decision making abilities.
get up and leave- don't stay in the relationship
Don't go out along, hang in a group and don't allow yourself to be alone with someone you don't trust or know very well
What can sex at the wrong time result in?
It can have powerfully negative consequences affecting the physical, emotional and spiritual beings.
What are the physical consequences of Sex?
Pregnancy and STI's
Pregnancy results in three choices-
1. keep the baby
What are the Physical Risks of Abortion?
Infection and Hemmorage, Scarring leading to infertility, PID, damage to internal organs, cramping, pain and risk of breast cancer
What are the two types of STIs
Bacterial and Viral
What STIs are bacterial?
Chlaymdia, Gonorrhoea, Syphillis
Which STIs are Viral
Genital Warts, Genital Herpes, HIV AIDS Hepatitis
Some emotional consequences:
How many sexually active teens regret their first sexual encounter
2/3 of sexually active teens regret their first sexual encounter