Qualitative data analysis: A sourcebook of new methods 2nd ed. The current study sought to examine why heterosexual women engage in anal intercourse. And I became his woman because he had the dope. Results The primary goal of the current study was to uncover a wide range of reasons as to why heterosexual, drug-abusing women engage in anal intercourse. Limitations The current study has limitations worth noting. Relationship power as a mediator of intimate partner violence and mental health issues among incarcerated, substance-using women.
And I was like, yeah, I got sore legs. Research with women who have male partners recently released from jail or prison has also yielded high rates of anal intercourse Bland et al. Gender and power theory, which focuses on the sexual division of labor, sexual division of power, and social norms associated with relationships between men and women, may also inform our understanding of heterosexual anal intercourse Connell,. They just want to do it without…they push you all hard instead of going soft…They are focused on themselves and what they want and not, not realizing that it will hurt us more than them. Bandura stated that human behavior is learned from watching and interacting with other human beings.
Anal intercourse among young heterosexuals in three sexually transmitted disease clinics in the United States. But, like I said, we used a condom and a lubricant. Focus groups are well suited to identifying the range and limits of a specific experience. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Sexual and injection risk among women who inject methamphetamine in San Francisco. But it is important to remember the limits of focus group data.
African American, Group 1 We were doing regular sex and then he ask me for my booty. This current study also found a relationship between anal intercourse, substance use, and sexual pleasure among women. Prevalence and correlates of heterosexual anal intercourse among clients attending public sexually transmitted disease clinics in Los Angeles County. The demographic questionnaire was followed by a description of focus group procedures and ground rules. While this growing body of literature suggests that anal intercourse among heterosexual women may be more prevalent than previously assumed particularly among drug-abusing samples of women , there is currently very little information about why these women are engaging in anal intercourse.
We thought about it and then we went on ahead and did it. African American, Group 1 It was me and my husband. You have to totally, totally, totally relax. College students and sexual consent: Unique insights. And he said, well, let me give you a massage. And I guess because I did not speak up for myself, he really started taking advantage of me. The codebook was then uploaded to Dedoose and used to assign applicable codes to the excerpts.
The attraction to Sexual Aggression Scale: I 1989 Journal of Sex Research. Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes. No, crack will make you do anything. African American, Group 1 The very first two times I ever had sex I was raped and I was sodomized. I only like it in one certain position, so when it does happen, I am in control of how we do it because it is my body, you know? Condom use among young women: Modeling the theory of gender and power. Sexual behavior and selected health measures: Men and women 15—44 years of age, United States, 2002. Sexual scripts: Permanence and change.
Our findings also suggest that a substantial minority of participants never actively consented to having anal intercourse verbally and explicitly. Malamuth noted that some men are willing to engage in aggressive, even coercive sexual behavior, especially if they are unlikely to be caught. Or when it is unplanned and not discussed prior to engaging in sexual activity? Even among the participants who did seem to enjoy anal intercourse, most expressed an explicit preference for vaginal intercourse over anal intercourse and described several specific factors which needed to be in place for them to enjoy the anal intercourse experience. A gender discrepancy analysis of heterosexual sexual behaviors in two university samples. Method Focus group methods were selected to uncover the wide range of reasons that drug-abusing women may have for engaging in heterosexual anal intercourse. And I had like lots of sex with him. Sexual risk behaviors among African American and Hispanic women in five counties in the southeastern United States: 2008—2009.
Participation was also limited to English-speaking women, and participants were low-income women. There was also a methodological finding in this study concerning how questions about anal sex and anal intercourse are phrased. The drive for sexual equality. African American, Group 4 In other cases, the women themselves offered to have anal intercourse in an attempt to please their partner: Like I tried it just to please my dude. Four focus groups which comprised women from diverse ethnicities were conducted. Latina, Group 2 Let me tell you, crack will make some people do anything…sell your baby, sell you. Although each participant was not required to answer each question, the facilitator did encourage participation from all women and made efforts to elicit diverging perspectives.
Every time I have had anal sex it was because I was either extremely drunk or extremely loaded; every time I have had anal sex I was on drugs. The focus groups were constituted so that all the women in each group were of the same ethnicity; group 1 was African American, group 2 was Latina, and group 3 was White, but group 4 was mixed with approximately equal proportions of African American and White women. This suggests that questions must be carefully worded when studying this behavior. The research literature makes clear distinctions between risks among men who have sex with men from insertive anal intercourse compared to receptive anal intercourse, but the women did not. Gender and power: Society, the person, and sexual politics. In the second phase, a constant comparison method was used to group and organize the marginal codes conceptually.