The sexuality is the set of anatomical, physiological and psychological conditions that characterize each sex . The term also refers to sexual appetite (as a propensity to carnal pleasure) and to all phenomena emotional and behavioral linked to sex.
In ancient times, the sexuality of human beings and animals was considered to be instinctive . The behaviors Sexually, therefore, they were biologically determined and all those practices that were not aimed at procreation were considered unnatural.
For the World Health Organization (WHO ), human sexuality encompasses both sexual relations (intercourse) and eroticism, intimacy and pleasure. Sexuality is experienced and expressed through thoughts, actions, desires and fantasies.
The heterosexuality it is the sexual condition that consists in the attraction towards people Of the opposite sex. Heterosexual men are attracted to women, and vice versa.
In the homosexuality On the other hand, relationships occur between people of the same sex. There is, in turn, another variant, known by the name of bisexuality , to which belong individual individuals who are attracted to people of both sexes.
Sexuality, with the weather, was acquiring a social and cultural notion. Homosexuality, for example, was considered exclusive to the human being for a long time; however, the observation of various animal species over the years has shown otherwise; The same goes for masturbation and violent practices, such as rapes. Both people and animals develop the characteristics of their sexuality according to their environment.
Each person chooses how to live their sexuality, even if they are decision It usually changes over the years. A first distinction can be made between those who have sex to procreate and those who do so to feel pleasure. Both groups, regardless of their beliefs and principles, should take into account a number of responsibilities that revolve around sexual practices, to avoid by all means that their actions have a negative impact on others.
First, there are the sexually transmitted diseases (STD), a series of infectious and contagious clinical disorders that are passed from one individual to another through physical contact, especially during intimate relationships. The cause is mostly viruses and bacteria, although sometimes they come from protozoa and fungi. The first step to prevention is education; Then come the decisions regarding your own behavior, whether you choose not to have sex, or do it with only one person and taking appropriate precautions.
Those who decide to procreate should always think of the lifetime They can give their children. There are many factors to consider: money, no doubt, is necessary for child support and education and, therefore, for interaction with other human beings; the place of residence is also very important, since all its characteristics, from the climate to the culture, will directly influence future generations; the physical and mental health of the parents, since they are the fundamental pillars of the upbringing of children, the ones in charge of protecting them and providing them with the necessary tools for their correctness developing.
Finally, the sex education It is a fundamental resource that all communities should use when educating their children. For various reasons, we humans have developed fear and shame around our own sexuality, starting with the fact of needing to cover our bodies from the eyes of others. However, this can only lead to misinformation and repression, with its terrible consequences.