More than Jezebels and freaks: Women expressed varying incentives and desires within each broad theme. She and her partner had failed to use a condom once and did not use again. This research contributes to a multifaceted analysis of Black female sexuality by recording experiences of sexual autonomy among Black women. Women also experienced relationship churning or cycling, a behavior pattern that to date has mainly been examined among young adults, not older or low-income Black women Halpern-Meekin et al. Relationships with secondary sex partners were more casual because there was little or no expectation of commitment, at least on the part of the women.
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Black Women with Multiple Sex Partners
This qualitative paper will describe how a sample of low-income substance using Black women in New York City demonstrated contradictory empowerment in their sexual relationships with men: Face, 48 for example, felt that if her steady mate had more money, she would be monogamous. Some women saw it as a response to betrayal by male partners and others viewed it as a means to pursue pleasure in sexual relationships. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health. Three out of the five women in this category did not use condoms with their main sex partners but did so with their secondary sex partners. Reasons for not using condoms with main sex partners included trust stemming from either knowing her partner for a long time or never receiving an STI from him.