Between Curiosity and Love: The Meaning of Premarital Sexual Behavior for Students in Malang City
- 10.2991/icss-18.2018.331How to use a DOI?
- Sexual Behavior, University Students, Premartial
Sexual behavior is considered as contemporary activities and become part of adolescence lifestyle. The substance of this study is reveals the meaning of sexual behavior in the students of university perspective. The research design used was interpretive by referring to George H. Mead's symbolic interactionism theory. Data collection techniques using in-depth interviews and observation to students in the city of Malang. The results of this study show the meaning of sexual behavior for adolescents, namely: (a) practicing curiosity; sexual behavior to reach adolescent sexual maturity (b) proof of masculinity; to show courage, (c) proof of love; willingness to have sex with a partner (d) part of a youthful pleasure; as one of the activities to get pleasure in the present. This paper recommends that sexual behavior among adolescence, especially students, should be of particular concern to universities so that these activities can be suppressed. Then, sex education should be taught early so that adolescence understand sex behavior in detail.
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TY - CONF AU - Ms Sarmini AU - Agung Dwi Bahtiar El Rizaq PY - 2018/10 DA - 2018/10 TI - Between Curiosity and Love: The Meaning of Premarital Sexual Behavior for Students in Malang City BT - Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1592 EP - 1596 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/icss-18.2018.331 DO - 10.2991/icss-18.2018.331 ID - Sarmini2018/10 ER -