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qazplm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-01-10 07:38 PM
Response to Reply #197
200. look at the words used
force, intimidation, authority, dominate, control, all focused at least as much if not more on the "coercer" than the subjective feelings of the
"coercee."

It is not however any situation where someone else "feels pressure" as you've attempted to define it.

Such a definition would be SOLELY "victim-focused" and subjective. That isn't the standard in reality, or in the law, it is an objective standard.

And no, a women is not raped when she "feels pressure" to have sex, she is raped when she is coerced through domination, fear, or force to have sex.

Otherwise, a woman would be raped if she feels pressure because she wants to please her man, regardless of him actually doing anything other than saying, would you like to have sex? There must be a more objective element, of a reasonable woman, not an eggshell rule which is really what you seem to want to argue.
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