In sex and other matters- when does “yes” mean “no?”

The following appeared as my “Guest Post” on LoveFraud today:

#assentvsconsent is separated by #reason and #knowledge

In sex and other matters, when does “yes” mean “no”?

Susy’s Story

A woman we’ll call Susy met a man, Ruben, through the internet. His profile stated he was single and thirty-nine years old.  He was an Army Colonel and newly back from his second tour of duty in Afghanistan. His experience had taught him how valuable family and a loving relationships were, and he was determined to find the love of his life. After six months of dating, he asked for her hand in marriage.

Here’s the link to the rest of the story and the difference between “assent” and “consent.”

 

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