the adopting of attitudes and patterns of behaviour associated with male or female. During the first 3 to 4 years of life we start to get an idea of our identity. Also called sex identification. See sex role.

SEXUAL IDENTIFICATION: "Sexual identification begins when we are toddlers."
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