Sex, Love or Romance

Sex, Love or Romance

by Ray E. Short


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780883911051
Publisher: Frederick Fell Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2004
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Ray E. Short is professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Wisconsin in Ptatterville, where he taught courses on marriage and the family. He is a popular speaker to college students, school assemblies, and youth and counselor conferences. A Methodist minister, Dr. Short is also the author of Sex, Dating, and Love: The Questions Most Often Asked. He lives in Lafayette, Colorado.

Table of Contents

Part 1So What's The Problem?
Chapter 1The Problem Is Personal-and Universal13
Chapter 2The Crisis: Problems of Partnership27
Chapter 3Pinpointing the Puzzlement44
Part 2Six Questions to Ask Yourself
Chapter 4Clue 1: What Is the Major Attraction57
Chapter 5Clue 2: How Many Factors Attract?62
Chapter 6Clue 3: How Did It Start?68
Chapter 7Clue 4: How Consistent Is Your Level of Interest?73
Chapter 8Clue 5: How Does It Affect Your Personality?76
Chapter 9Clue 6: How and When Does It End?81
Part 3Insights for Youth and Fertile Singles
Chapter 10To Have or Not to Have Pre-marital Sex87
Chapter 11Keeping Sex in Its Proper Place115
Chapter 12Some Things You Should Know Before You Marry125
Part 4Eight More Questions to Ask
Chapter 13Clue 7: How Do You See Each Other?142
Chapter 14Clue 8: How Do Others View You Two?148
Chapter 15Clue 9: What Does Distance Do?153
Chapter 16Clue 10: How Do Quarrels Affect the Romance?155
Chapter 17Clue 11: How Do You Feel About and Refer to Your Relationship?160
Chapter 18Clue 12: Are You Selfish or Selfless?165
Chapter 19Clue 13: What Is Your Overall Attitude?170
Chapter 20Clue 14: How Jealous Are You?175
Part 5Summary and Conclusions
Chapter 21Putting It All Together179
Chapter 22The 14 Clues And Non-Traditional Relationships192
Chapter 23AIDS: Things You Need to Know200

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