Sexuality is a topic that many consider a taboo.
Though it can be a reason of unhappy marriage- when the spouses become close on them to speak about their needs from each other- sexuality is not a subject that usually presents on the family’s discussion table.
In this special folder, Family team of Onislam.net introduces a collection of articles, counseling questions, and audio files that tackle in various angles the sexuality and gender problems.
Sex and Marriage
Sex in married life has been openly recommended in the Qur'an. If you do an Internet search on "women, sex and Islam" you will find plenty of articles that quote helpful Hadith and talk more about what is permitted in Islam. However, you will not find a lot of information on how to take care of your sexual health.
Sexuality, Gender, and Society
Sexualized adult women therefore become partners in "idealizing youth", and the look of youth as the golden age, which once upon a time, used to be the age period over 30s.
Supermodels become the societal standard of beauty which women make every effort to live up to.
Sexualization and Children
A report by the American Psychological Association: "Report of the Task Force on the Sexualization of Girls" focuses on the media culture and its impact on young American women over a long period of time.
As a part of everyday life, for many the connection has not been made between the messages conveyed through media, and the self perception of a young person, in this case young girls.