- Physical Violence 331
- Correlates of Physical Violence in Intimate Relationships 332
- Marital Rape 337
- Sexual Coercion and Aggression in Dating Relationships 338
- Conclusions and Implications 342
Individuals enter dating and marriage with dreams of building relationships that will enrich their lives and fulfill both partners’ wishes. Unfortunately, relationships do not always develop in these ways, and they can take unexpected turns. Experiencing violence represents one such unexpected turn. Empirical scrutiny of relational violence has primarily focused on two forms of aggression: physical and sexual. We review current findings in both ...