Question 1: Think about the statement a gender is a social conduct. Reflect on some of the ways that your life is impacted by notions of gender, including the societal meaning assigned to the categories male and female, identify some of the ways that your life is impacted by social construction of gender at home, at work, and at play. Question 2: Mention to at least three friends or family members that you are reading material on intimate partner violence. Does these open possibilities for further dialogue or not? What do you find anything surprising in their responses?