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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Council of Christian Associations.
Sex life of youth.
New York, Association Press, 1929
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Grace Loucks Elliott; Harry Bone; Council of Christian Associations,
|Notes:||Preface signed: Mildred Inskeep Morgan, William E. Kroll, chairmen of the Commission.|
|Description:||xi, 146 pages 19 cm|
|Contents:||Human sex hunger : Sex and other urges ; Human character a work of art ; Gratification and satisfaction ; Direct and indirect expression ; Release from glandular and nervous tension ; Desire for intimate friendship ; Reproduction and parenthood ; Celibacy ; Marriage --
The pre-engagement years : Adolescence ; Before adolescence ; Changes at adolescence ; Universality and normality of sex ; Finding oneself ; "Cases" ; "Puppy love," infatuation and love ; "The best is yet to be" --
Complicating factors : Early emotional injury ; Attitudes toward the body ; Attitudes toward sex ; Sex life of parents ; Intense friendships ; The present situation ; The pressure of group opinion ; Attempts at adjustment --
Petting : Heavy petting ; Seven tests ; Sensual or spiritual? ; After-taste? ; Mutual? ; Habit-forming? ; Further effects? ; Socially acceptable? ; Exclude other activities? ; Thoughtful decision --
Auto-erotism : Causes ; Past and present attitudes ; Inadequacy of harm of the practice ; What to do --
The choice of a mate : Search for a perfect mate ; Search for a satisfactory mate ; Sexual attractiveness ; The mate image ; Differences of temperament ; Shared and supplementary interests ; Social status ; Standard of living ; Religious and racial background ; Health ; Attitude regarding children --
During engagement : Frankness ; Mutual adjustment ; Reality in interests ; Emotional strain ; Inadequate "solutions" ; Formation of habits ; Creative activity --
When to marry : Unconscious motives for postponement ; College debts ; Financial responsibility ; Attitude of parents ; Dependent relatives ; Early marriage and success ; The woman's vocation --
Religion and sex : In the past ; Religion maintains ideals ; Religion creates ideals ; Religion is a sources of power ; The principles of Jesus ; Christian principles for our day ; The challenge of religion.
|Responsibility:||by Grace Loucks Elliott and Harry Bone; based on the work of the Commission on relations between college men and women of the Council of Christian associations.|