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Real Rape, Real Pain: Help for Women Sexually Assaulted by Male Partners

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Real Rape, Real Pain is a book may make you feel uncomfortable, in that it tackles the violence and unpleasantness of rape within marriage; it forces us to confront the hidden violence in our society. It challenges the silence and secrecy about marital rape. As the authors say, "Violence is about using power and control, not about being out of control. There is no excuse f ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Hybrid Publishers
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Shelly
Oct 20, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This is a very important book for those that have been assaulted by partners. It has helped me immensely just in the short time I have had it. It is a hard subject and may set some survivors back, but it is must read for when they are healed enough to be able to read.
Alaskanmama
May 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
For anyone who has been sexually assaulted in any way, but especially by a partner, this book is an amazing gift. It has testimony from over 30 different women, including the authors, that detail out every part of the abuse and healing process.

Because I cannot relate to this experience I found the first two chapters difficult to get through, due the way the book speaks to the reader. I wanted to correct the authors and tell them to stop saying "you" because this book isn't for me. I had a shift
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