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accepting what happens without trying to take control or reacting strongly
  • This most masculine act of aggression becomes feminized in my language, "passive," and, I think, more accurately repellent when deprived of the male "glamour of shame" rape is (or once was) routinely given.
    6 — Afterword (91% in)

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