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O-KONTULA-Origin-Sexual-Knowledge





The Origin of Sexuality and

Sexual Knowledge


Osmo Kontula


Abstract:

Sexuality is the most secret and intimate feature of human life. People guard their sexual secrets so closely that they, or their partner, may never share all their sex-related experiences, desires and dreams together, even in long-term relationships. Sometimes people hesitate to admit even to themselves that they long for a particular kind of arousal or pleasure, because it feels somehow, strangely, inappropriate. Just a few short decades ago, most women had a hard time acknowledging to themselves that sex was in general something they wanted. We have come much further along now, thanks to more open public discourse and improved information on the subject of sexuality.

 


KEY WORDS:
 Origins of Sexuality, Sexual Health, Sex Research, Finland


SexuS Journal ● 2018 ● 3 (7): 451-470









 

 

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