Sanctuary for the Abused
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
SEXUAL ABUSE: Any means use to get the partner to do any sexual act including intercourse, against partner's will. Making you do anything SEXUAL AGAINST YOUR WILL!! (this includes using verbal and/or emotional coercion to get you to do sexual things, i.e. "I love you, won't you just" or "I want to share this with you because you are so special")
Any physical touch or attack (includes verbal) on the sexual parts of your body that are not wanted
Treating you like a sex object--talking to you as though you are only good for sex (this includes turning conversations to sexual talk or sexual activity)
Any kind of sexual activity that is done to you while:
(Emotionally brainwashed or coerced)
Telling friends what he did to you sexuality, bragging
Putting you down for being sexual with him
Forcing you to have sex with other people, encouraging you to have sex with other people
Forcing you to have sex with an animal
Hitting, pinching, or any other action that causes you pain during any sexual activity
Demanding sex after physically abusing you
Tying you and then having sex with you
Forcing you to watch pornography (or coercing you, i.e. "I wish we could do this...") or giving it to you under false pretenses (i.e. "I love you so much I want to do this to you")
Calling you names such as whore or slut, etc.
Telling dirty jokes or jokes that degrade women
Your sexual partner knowingly giving you a sexually transmitted disease from someone else
Having sex with other people when you've agreed that you won't and not allowing you to do the same, or telling you about it.
(** additional comments from site owner)
Thanks to HOLLY for bringing this to my attention!