ERIC Number: EJ848873
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
What You Don't Know May Kill You: The Importance of Including Sexual Health in Premarital Counseling
Slater, LaTrina M.; Cummings Aholou, Tiffiany M.
Family Journal: Counseling and Therapy for Couples and Families, v17 n3 p236-240 2009
Sexual health is a widespread concern for intimate partners. As couples transition to marriage, it is vitally important to explore issues related to sexual health. Moreover, premarital counselors are encouraged to facilitate a sexual health discussion with premarital couples. This article presents the importance of raising the topic of sexual health in the context of premarital counseling. Issues of disclosure and safety are also explored.
Descriptors: Sexuality, Health Promotion, Counseling Techniques, Intimacy, Marriage Counseling, Health Behavior, Self Disclosure (Individuals)
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