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The purpose of this study was to investigate the ways in which long-term dating partners communicate about their sexual passion, and how, if at all, their religious faith impacts their sexual conversations. The data gathered from this study sought to address the notion that couples tend to discuss what arouses (or does not arouse) their sexual passion, and the specific entities that enhance sexual passion within the romantic relationship. Similarly, the data from this study also focused on the idea that individuals' religious faith often was related to the decision to engage (or not to engage) in sexual activity before marriage. Discussing sexual desires and dislikes within the romantic dyad usually increases satisfaction regarding the sexual relationship, as well as the relationship itself. Passionate love within dating relationships is one predictor of a satisfying sexual relationship. Through face-to-face interviews, I identified three ways in which arousing passionate love occurred: specific sexual acts preferred by the couple, presenting verbal compliments to the romantic partner, and/or wearing certain clothes. Notably, whether verbally (offering compliments) or nonverbally (sexual activity and strategic dress), communication was used in order to perpetuate passionate love between romantic couples. Partners reported that they desired to discuss issues regarding arousing passionate love either around the time of the sexual act or during moments that did not concern sexual activity (e.g., driving down the road, eating dinner). In the interviews, the participants reported whether or not religion affected sexual choices made in their long-term dating relationship. The responses offered by the interviewees were classified into three separate categories: religion completely affected sexual decisions, religion somewhat affected sexual decisions, religion did not affect sexual decisions. The majority of interviewees reported that couples' sexual decisions were typically not affected by religion. Whether or not religion affected romantic dyads' sexual relationships, all participants reported that communication was employed to articulate their opinions about sex and religion. Even when participants stated that religion had no bearing on their sexual activity, discourse was used as a coping mechanism because they believed that they were not supposed to engage in pre-marital sex.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781243477422
  • Publisher: BiblioLabsII
  • Publication date: 9/2/2011
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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