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Impact Of Identity On Female Sexuality

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Defined identities impact female sexuality
Nowadays, more people trend to care about and working on social justice, women’s rights, as one of the topics, draws people’s attention. The society and female-selves have changed their opinion of what do being women means in 21st century. Therefore, nowadays twenty-something girls starts to behave differently from early generation. One of the behaviors become ambiguous, that is female sexuality. In “Selections from Hard to Get: Twenty-Something Women and the Paradox of Sexual Freedom”, Leslie Bell argues that neither contradictory directing nor expectation from others are the main reason that causes female sexuality. She sets up this claim because, the identity a women established by herself impacts
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The identity established by women-selves have a larger impact on female sexuality because it representing who she wants to be. Messages and advises in book, magazines, movies and television shows seems to direct young women what they “ought to” do. But those messages are contradictory against each other, therefore, those messages confused twenty-something young women when they had not yet figure out what they want. Bell argues that “these contradictory directives leave young women in a bind, and without much help in figuring out what they actually want”(Bell 27). Yong women nowadays receive a good training on academic and career field. More and more women attend college just as man do, they know how to be professional and how to expand their career path. However, women at their twenties gain less clear sense of what they want and what they need in a relationship, since others’ directive message are not helpful. For example, some of the messages young women received encouraging them to expand sexual experimentation, while at the same time, others suggests young women to avoid hooking up culture and follow traditions. Due to those contradictory messages do not provide a clear direction, young women can be even more confused after receiving those messages. Indeed, a better way to solve the problem is that young women independently figure out what they truly want and establish an identity without
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