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Common Rape Myths Debunked

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The overall point is that women may fantasize about rape in the safety of their own minds, but they don’t actually want to be assaulted in a situation that involves in control or desire.

Sources:

Raja, Sheela. Email interview. August 29, 2012.
http://www.sheelaraja.com

Tessina, Tina B. Email interview. August 29, 2012.
http://www.tinatessina.com

Dutchevici, Silvia. Email interview. August 29, 2012.
http://criticaltherapy.org/our-founder

Miller, Jonathan. Email interview. August 29, 2012. http://psychotherapysphere.com/about/

Reviewed September 4, 2012
by Michele Blacksberg RN
Edited by Jody Smith

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