“Talk About It Tuesdays” – Intimidation

We are in our second of a five week series about “Not All Bruises Are Physical”. This amazing social media blitz was created by six compassionate and dedicated minds from SPU’s nursing school. Check out the first two posts below!

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“Well, you wanted it yesterday.”

Sexual Abuse: any action that pressures or coerces someone to do something sexually they don’t want to do; “crossing the line.”

In a healthy relationship, you may hear: “We can stop anytime, I want you to be comfortable.”

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“If you break up with me, I’ll make sure you regret it.”

Psychological abuse: fear by intimidation.

In a healthy relationship, you may hear: “I am sad and upset that you want to break up but I will respect your decision.”