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Ask Erin: I Think The Guy I'm Dating Raped Me

I think the guy I'm dating raped me. He calls it rough sex but I'm not so sure. It hurts, and I get bruises, but he says that it's normal. Read...
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I’m A Rape Survivor; This Is How My Husband & I Handle Intimacy

Assault does not disappear because the new identities of “spouse” or “mother” accumulate in your wake. This is how my husband and I handle intimacy.

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A Moment For A Man, A Lifetime For His Victim

My story does have a happy ending. Still, I’ll never forget. We survivors live every day with complicated consequences. Our assaulters do not.

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Considering Consent: A Twitter Chat Round-Up

When we stop talking about consent, we also stop thinking about it — and that's how we got to this point in the first place! Let's keep the conversation going.

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Talking to your kids about consent is important at any age.

How To Talk To Your Kids About Consent (At Any Age)

Wondering how to talk to your kids about consent? It's not hard as you’d think — the conversation changes over the years, but it’s all the same framework.

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Teaching boys about consent.

Teaching Boys About Consent Needs To Start Earlier Than You Think

There are times when I'm teaching my boys about consent that I think, “But he’s only six!” And then I remind myself, if not now, when?

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Teaching boys about consent.

Teaching Boys About Consent Needs To Start Earlier Than You Think

There are times when I'm teaching my boys about consent that I think, “But he’s only six!” And then I remind myself, if not now, when?

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My family's culture demands touching.

Consent Is Hard When Your Family's Culture Demands Touching

Sometimes I wouldn’t want anyone to touch me, but I had to put up with it or I would be seen as rude and cold. My family's culture demands touching.

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