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Home Economics – Boy /Girl Relationship

Home Economics JSS3

Week 1

Topic: BOY/GIRL RELATIONSHIP

Contents:

Methods of Developing Boy/Girl Relationship

Guidelines for Healthy and Wholesome Boy/Girl Relationship

Problems Associated with Unhealthy Boy/Girl Relationship

Courtship

A. BOY/GIRL RELATIONSHIP

A Relationship is the way in which two or more people or things are connected, or the state of being connected, close association between two or more people. A boy/girl relationship usually starts when a boy and a girl meet and they develop an attraction or a feeling of likeness towards each other. It comes before courtship. In some cases, the relationship between a boy and a girl in a school may not lead to courtship.

B. METHODS OF DEVELOPING BOY/GIRL RELATIONSHIP

There are certain ways by which boy/girl relationship develops in the school.

  1. Participating in sports and games
  2. Joining school clubs e.g boy scout and girl guides, debating society e.t.c
  3. Becoming members and taking part in religious organization activities
  4. Participating in community development projects
  5. Taking part in school leadership activities such as school prefects, class prefects e.t.c

C. GUIDELINES FOR HEALTHY AND WHOLESOME BOY/GIRL RELATIONSHIP

  1. Adolescents should choose friends who have good characters
  2. They should seek their parent’s approval of their friends
  3. They should bring their friends home and introduce them to their parents
  4. They should feel free to discuss their problems with parents
  5. They should choose friends who have common interests with them
  6. Friends should be free to visit each other’s home
  7. Parents should discuss freely with children at all times

D. PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH UNHEALTHY BOY/GIRL RELATIONSHIP

  1. Unhealthy sexual relationship before marriage
  2. Sexual Transmitted Infections or diseases like HIV/AIDS, Gonorrhea, Syphilis e.t.c
  3. Teenage pregnancy
  4. Dropping out of school
  5. Lack of self discipline and respect
  6. Anti-social behavior such as stealing, smoking e.t.c
  7. Abortion and death

E. COURTSHIP

Courtship is a process of relationship which leads to marriage. Courtship period is the time during which the young man and woman intending to marry get to know each other. At this period they get to know each other better.

CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OR ACTIVITIES INVOLVED WITH COURTSHIP

  1. The intending partners find out more about each other e.g their like and dislike
  2. They determines how well suited they are to go into a lasting union
  3. They find out how each is accepted in the other’s family
  4. They learn about each other’s family customs and traditions way of life
  5. They find out the extent to which they really love and care for each other
  6. They discuss their future plans

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