Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

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Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by Philosophy Explorer » Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:17 am

Say you've married someone with a split personality. That person may have been agreeable one night may be disagreeable the next. To take this a step further, would rape be recognized as grounds for divorce? Isn't marriage based on a level of trust? What should the marriage partners expect from one another?

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Re: Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by Eodnhoj7 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 4:59 pm

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:17 am
Say you've married someone with a split personality. That person may have been agreeable one night may be disagreeable the next. To take this a step further, would rape be recognized as grounds for divorce? Isn't marriage based on a level of trust? What should the marriage partners expect from one another?

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If the means of truth is whatever the woman feel's for the moment...then my breathing thoughts can be constituted as mental rape.

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Re: Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by mickthinks » Mon Aug 27, 2018 4:57 am

If the means of truth is whatever the woman feel's for the moment...then my breathing thoughts can be constituted as mental rape.
What bitter hyperbole! It makes you sound aggrieved at women and threatened by their claims of rights, nhoj

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Re: Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by gaffo » Sat Sep 01, 2018 4:53 am

yes

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Re: Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by Greta » Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:42 am

Of course.

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Re: Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by Dubious » Sat Sep 01, 2018 7:40 am

For sure, but not under the old time religion.

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Re: Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by Ghost » Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:45 am

I very much believe that rape can exist within a marriage. But I also very much believe that both partners went into their marriage contract with the expectation that sexual needs would be met to (at least) a satisfactory degree.
There could be so many physical and emotional reasons for either partner's libido to dwindle down that it shouldn't result in an added stress of having to perform in the bedroom (or wherever) too. It is a privilege to share such intimacies in a marriage, not a right to take whenever, despite the drive to.
I do question the level of consent in alzheimer patients too that are married and recognize their partner's touch one day but not their face the next. In the hypothetical split personality would be the same, in a way. It would be very immoral to command sex from someone unwilling. If a person is able-bodied and in good health though, their bodily needs are likely being met elsewhere if not within the marriage. That brings in a whole other can of worms with ethics/morals and what cheating is for different people within a marriage contract. Especially if the 'alienation of affection' law tort exists.

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Re: Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by Aero » Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:44 am

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:17 am
Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?
Marriage or no marriage, nonconsensual sex is rape.
Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:17 am
Say you've married someone with a split personality. That person may have been agreeable one night may be disagreeable the next. To take this a step further, would rape be recognized as grounds for divorce?
If the spouse is disagreeable the next night, then the partner should stop trying to pursue. Now, if one spouse denies their partner sex on a consistent basis, then that partner should have a right to file for divorce. Perhaps the grounds for divorce could be under "irreconcilable differences"?

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Re: Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by -1- » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:20 am

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:17 am
Say you've married someone with a split personality. There is split mind (schizophrenia) and multiple personality. The two are not the same, and "split personality" is not even a layman's term, never mind a medical diagnosis. That person may have been agreeable one night may be disagreeable the next. You don't have to be mentally unstable to do this. Most people go through waves of life expressions. To take this a step further, would rape be recognized as grounds for divorce? Rape is a criminal offence, in the USA a crime, and it is punishable by law, and most times it is punished severely. It trails only terrorism/treason, murder, and child abuse (sexual abuse) that draws more severe punishment than rape. I don't know if it is a grounds for divorce. Isn't marriage based on a level of trust? What should the marriage partners expect from one another? That's between them, none of your business, as it is not any of my business to inquire openly and expect an answer to what you expect of your very wife (or husband, partner, spouse).

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Re: Is there such a thing as rape in a marriage?

Post by DPMartin » Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:45 pm

Philosophy Explorer wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:17 am
Say you've married someone with a split personality. That person may have been agreeable one night may be disagreeable the next. To take this a step further, would rape be recognized as grounds for divorce? Isn't marriage based on a level of trust? What should the marriage partners expect from one another?

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the marriage partners should expect whatever thy agreed to, the marriage is an agreement.

but that is the fault in most marriages, the entitled expectations. truly nothing but betrayal should negate a marriage. though one isn't entitled loyalty, betrayal of the agreement negates the agreement.

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