Female Adolescent Sexuality

  title={Female Adolescent Sexuality},
  author={Deborah L. Tolman},
  journal={Women \& Therapy},
  pages={195 - 209}
  • D. Tolman
  • Published 5 March 2002
  • Psychology
  • Women & Therapy
Abstract In this paper, I explore the resonance between experiences that are labeled “sexual problems” among adult women and adolescent girls' normative descriptions of their sexual experiences. Noting that female adolescent sexual dysfunction is an oxymoron, I review the feminist phenomenological research on female adolescent sexuality to support this claim. This review demonstrates and underscores the ways in which becoming sexual as an adolescent girl within the confines and constructs of… 

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