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Why No One Talks about Sexual Violence in Relationships

We often think, when it comes to sex, anything goes if you’re in a relationship. But what happens when one person’s boundaries don’t match the others? Or when one partner pressures the other into doing things they aren’t comfortable with?

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Sexual abuse happens within dating and marriage relationships all the time. It’s harder to notice because people rarely talk about it. We keep quiet about the things that happen in our relationship. And we put up with things we aren't comfortable with because we feel we owe our partner something.