Guidelines to safe dating
Good communication is a foundation for a good relationship.In 2014 California passed the “Yes” means “Yes” law, but laws do not guarantee good communication or personal safety.She explained to her Ecuadorian boyfriend that she did not want to have intercourse with him.They discussed how he believed American women were “easy.” She reiterated that sexual intercourse was not a part of her moral values, but consented to intimate petting and kissing.Acquaintance rapists are aware that victims often do not report sexual assault to the police. The words may need to be changed along with follow up along clarification. Saying nothing or allowing misperceptions and uncomfortable emotions continue can make things worse in the long term only to become an unresolved compounding problem. Good communication takes more time and consideration.Additionally, the burden to prove the situation was rape falls upon the victim and the police/prosecution. Female token resistance is confusing and dangerous. Good communication starts with preparations before a date.Generally, by demonstrating their sexual desire men affirm women’s feminine significance.
Without substantial evidence, the District or State’s Attorney is unlikely to prosecute such cases when the circumstances are determined to be “he said, she said”. Conversely, communication becomes a dictation when one partner is inflexible or uses coercive and manipulative tactics to meet their needs.
Women usually find male sexual assertion erotic and sexually arousing when the sexual attention comes from someone desirable.
Women may interpret male aggressive desire as a compliment to their feminine power, and a tribute to their ability to captivate attention.
During dating and acquaintance situations, various factors contribute to sexual assaults that highlight the importance of good communication.
As simple and natural courtship may be, dating communication can be more complicated for both genders when one partner does not wish to engage in sexual activities.