Sexual Abuse

  • Published: Saturday, 07 September 2019 23:07

Sexual Abuse

Sexual assault is any activity committed by force or against the will of another person.  Sexual abuse/assault can also include degrading treatment based on your sexuality or sexual orientation; using force or coercion in pregnancy.. Has your partner ever:

  • made jokes or crude remarks about you or others
  • treated women as sex objects
  • been excessively jealous; accusing you of affairs
  • forced you to dress a particular way
  • put down your feelings about sex
  • criticized you sexually
  • insisted on sexual contact or touching
  • withheld sex and affection
  • called you sexual names, like “whore” or “frigid”
  • forced you to strip
  • shown sexual interest in others
  • had affairs with others while agreeing to monogamy
  • demands monogamy from you, while insisting on freedom for self
  • forced sex with him/her or others
  • forced sex after beating or threatening beating