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Sexual Aggression

  • By: F. Scott Christopher & Shannon Lee Johnson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Sexual aggression in close relationships involves attempting to achieve one's personal sexual goals without regard for a partner's sexual wishes. There are two broad forms of sexual aggression in a relational context. Sexual coercion consists ...

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