THE TABOO OF VIRGINITY

@article{Jones1971THETO,
  title={THE TABOO OF VIRGINITY},
  author={J. Jones and I. H. Gehman},
  journal={Journal of The American Academy of Child Psychiatry},
  year={1971},
  volume={10},
  pages={351-357}
}
  • J. Jones, I. H. Gehman
  • Published 1971
  • Medicine
  • Journal of The American Academy of Child Psychiatry
  • In his paper on "The Taboo of Virginity," Freud (1918) reviewed a long-standing tradition of civilized cultures, according to which the male who first has intercourse with a virgin thereby wins the reward of her lasting devotion to the extent that the experience creates a state of sexual bondage in her. Despite the changing mores of our time which are marked by increased sexual freedom for both sexes, but perhaps more dramatically for females, we have little if any evidence to suggest that the… CONTINUE READING
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