Survey questionnaires were sent out with a cover letter that stated,
purpose is to learn more about the richness and variability in the sexual
development, feelings, attitudes and experiences of American women of
all ages, ethnic and religious groups, and sexual orientations.
questionnaire is welcome regardless of your situation, physical condition
or the frequency, variety, and results of your sexual activities. You
are important precisely because of your unique background, attitudes,
and experiences.We want to hear from you whether or not sex is important
to you, whether or not you've have sex with a partner in the last 10
years, whether or not you have orgasms.
is completely anonymous.
No one will be able to identify you in any way.
- the questionnaire is here for VIEWING ONLY. Please DO NOT answer the
questions and send your answers to me.
may, however, wish to read through the Survey and answer the questions
for your own benefit.
are some of the comments from women who found the experience of thinking
about their answers to the questions valuable:
choices give you the message that it is okay to feel one way or another.
There is no one right way.
questionnaire is comforting because it makes you look at your sexual
experiences longitudinally rather than just at the recent ending of
was thought provoking, it created a kind of mindfulness about these
helped me clarify some difficulties I was having with my partner.
if you experience something uncomfortable, you are not alone. There
are other women out there to share these things with you. Even if you've
never told anyone.
Sexuality of Women: A Survey
B. About Your Relationships
About Your Family of Origin
About Your Early Sexual Experiences
About Your Sexual Partners
About Your Experience of Orgasm
About Your Feelings During and After Sex
About Your Sexual Satisfaction within a Relationship
About Initiation Sex and Sexual Communication
About Sexual Expression and Concerns
About Your Body
About Frequency and Quality of Touching Activities
About Sexuality and Menstrual Cycles
About Sexual Life Over Time