“Sexual Self-Concept” and Attachment in Couples and Singles

Grant H Brenner
5 min readDec 21, 2017

Sexual self-concept refers to the totality of oneself as a sexual being, including positive and negative concepts and feelings. Sexual self-concept is described well along three dimensions, according to theorists (Snell & Papini, 1989) sexual self-esteem, sexual depression, and sexual preoccupation. Because attachment style moderates sense-of-self in general, and one’s expectations about…

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Grant H Brenner

Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst, Entrepreneur, Writer, Speaker, Disaster Responder, Advocate, Photographer