Quiz 16: Varieties of Sexual Expression

Psychology

Sexual behavior can be considered normal if it occurs with mutual consent from the individuals involved. Also, normal sexual behavior does not induce discomfort or undue pain to the individuals involved. Abnormal sexual behaviors include paraphilias which can lead to harmful or destructive acts. Such abnormal sexual behavior reflects an altered psychological state in persons indulging in such activities.

Normal sexual behavior occurs with mutual consent from the individuals involved and also one which does not induce discomfort or undue pain to the individuals involved. Hence, sexual behaviors that are safe and also those which have the mutual consent of individuals involved can be allowed. However, sexual activities without mutual consent even though they cause no apparent harm should be discouraged.

Kiki's condition is a rare phenomenon and very few individuals are prone to the type of affliction as described. Majority of people consider Kiki's condition as abnormal due to the extremes of practices involved. Kiki, however, is comfortable with her behavior and in fact obtains intense pleasure from the activities as described. She is aware of her limits and also ensures that individuals participating in her sexual acts are aware of the limits as well. Hence, she should not be stopped from her behavior as it is normal and safe for her.