Spornosexual: A Case Study


This study investigated the nature of spornosexuality, as it existed in Davao City, and to understand what experiences spornosexual individuals go through, day-in, day-out. The study was anchored on an understanding of the challenges and triumphs the spornosexual faced, as he gears toward his lifestyle revamp. A case study, facilitated at the University of Mindanao, was planned and executed to better understand the nature of the subject. In September, 2014, the researchers scouted and identified an individual who would qualify as spornosexual. Subsequent interviews were facilitated to comply with case study requirements. The entire interview proceedings were documented using a digital audio recorder and transcribed for future reference. The interview sessions were conducted by the entire research team to ensure compliance and check and balance with the questionnaire designed for the study. It was clear that the spornosexual individual strove to create an image for himself, either to build or rebuild it. Individual experiences affected their individual motives; thus, they strove to adapt and make drastic changes in their lives. The study showed how the spornosexual individual is no different from the common individual, being driven by individual motivations to achieve and be triumphant with personal goals.

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Bangeles, D. , Serentas, W. , Tik-Ing, L. and Tarusan, M. (2015) Spornosexual: A Case Study. Psychology, 6, 1067-1076. doi: 10.4236/psych.2015.69104.

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