Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2014, Page: 6-11
Implication of Sexual Intention on Date Initiation in the Korean College Students
Young-Mi Kim, Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
Gahyun Youn, Department of Psychology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea
Received: Dec. 14, 2013;       Published: Jan. 20, 2014
DOI: 10.11648/j.pbs.20140301.12      View  2881      Downloads  184
Abstract
This study is to delineate date initiation’s relevance to sexual intentions amongst the young people. The primary objective of this study is to confirm the presence of sex differences with regards to rating sexual intentions of the date-initiator when initiating for a date. The secondary objective is to confirm that the participants rated a higher intention for the male date-initiator than the female date-initiator. Three types of date-initiating activities (going for dinner, a drive, and drinking alcoholic beverages) were introduced to 216 male and 266 female Korean college students. As expected, sex differences were found in the ratings concerning the female-initiated dating, but not in the male-initiated dating. Additionally, there was a higher intention of sexual engagements in male-initiated dates than female-initiated dates.
Keywords
Date Initiation, Heterosexual Dating, Sex Role, Sexual Intention
To cite this article
Young-Mi Kim, Gahyun Youn, Implication of Sexual Intention on Date Initiation in the Korean College Students, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014, pp. 6-11. doi: 10.11648/j.pbs.20140301.12
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