Answered by Rize Above Peer Mentors from Kaurna Plains School
Consent is an essential part of healthy relationships and it’s really important to know what it is and the many ways to spot it. Let’s have a look at the role that gender plays in consent. Social norms surrounding relationships remain gendered among young people. Gendered stereotypes like this and gender role expectations in
In a relationship where sexual coercion is occurring, there is a lack of consent.
It is always good to talk about these things, let’s explore some of the places you may choose to get some information.
Okay so my current boyfriend is my ex’s close friend/house mate, and we were really happy, despite the fact my ex had no idea, and then out of nowhere my ex contacted me and my boyfriend got upset with what was said, and won’t talk to me, I really don’t know what to do, because I was finally getting to be happy again and it was pulled away from me.
Sometimes it is hard to know how to support a friend, here are some ideas if you are concerned about their relationship.
There is someone at school that is constantly making inappropriate and sexist comments to other students. I know it’s making a few of my friends uncomfortable. Is there anything that I can do to make this stop?