Let me explain: when he gets home from work and you’ve either been working too, or completely forgotten what time it is—he won’t say anything stupid.
Instead, he’ll either throw a meal together himself because he’s gotten quite good at it, or be ridiculously happy with toasted cheese and tomato soup because it’s way, way better than the burnt hamburgers he ate for years.
Anyone can use coercion — for example, husbands, partners, boyfriends, friends, coworkers, bosses, or dates. If you are feeling pressured to do something you don't want to do, speak up or leave the situation.
Most often, though, it is by someone you know, including a friend, acquaintance, relative, date, or your partner.
Both women and men commit sexual assault, but nearly 99% of all people who are reported for sexual assault are men. If you are in danger or need medical care, call 911.
Read more about alcohol, drugs, and sexual assault.
Rape can also happen when you cannot legally give consent, such as when you are underage. Sexual coercion is unwanted sexual activity that happens after someone is pressured, tricked, or forced in a nonphysical way.
Chances are he’s lived on his own for quite some time.