PIP: Very little is known about Filipino adolescents. Professional opinion varies enormously as to what is to be considered normal and abnormal. What brings on puberty is a controversial topic. Nutrition and genetic inheritance have been found to affect the age at which menstruation begins. Environment plays a large role in emotional and social growth. Filipino sex education is rather haphazard.
Relationships, love and sexuality: what the Filipino teens think and feel
Sexuality in the Philippines - Wikipedia
Metrics details. In order to achieve a change among teens' sexual behavior, an important step is to improve our knowledge about their opinions concerning relationships, love and sexuality. A questionnaire including topics on relationships, love and sexuality was distributed to a target population of 4, Filipino students from third year high school to third year college. Participants were obtained through multi-stage sampling of clusters of universities and schools. This paper concentrates on teens aged 13 to Students reported that they obtained information about love and sexuality mainly from friends.
Sexuality in the Philippines encompasses sexual behavior , sexual practices, and sexual activities exhibited by men and women of the Philippines past and the present. It covers courtship strategies for attracting partners for physical and emotional intimacy , sexual contact, sexual reproduction , building a family, and other forms of individual interactions or interpersonal relationships, as set and dictated by their culture and tradition, religion , beliefs, values and moral convictions, psychology , foreign influences, and other related factors. Although Westernization and globalization have influenced Filipinos who live in the metropolitan areas, the overall culture remains quite conservative in its sexual values.
This study explored the relationships of nonsexual constructs and sexual constructs on sexual and relationship satisfaction among Filipinos. A sample of Filipino individuals in a relationship completed self-report questionnaires. Data was analyzed through path analysis. The model showed that sexual satisfaction has a strong positive influence on relationship satisfaction.