Sexual Scripts and Socialization

Sexual scripts are blueprints and guidelines for what we define as our role in sexual expression, sexual orientation, sexual behaviors, sexual desires, and the sexual component of our self/definition. All of us are sexual beings, yet none of us is exactly identical to another in our sexual definitions and script expectations. Having said that, keep in mind that we are not just born with sexual scripts in place; they are learned.

Sexual socialization is the process by which we learn how, when, where, with whom, why, and with which motivations we are sexual beings. Using you sociological lens – consider the influences that have formed your concept of sexuality. Discuss three of these influences, and examine the impact they have on your sexual identity.