On the other hand, when under the influence of alcohol, one's ability to give voluntary consent to have sexual relations is reduced.
412 students participated in this study and reported to what extent they considered it acceptable for a boy to force a girl to have sexual relations under different circumstances.
With this in mind, the primary objective of the present research study is two-fold; on the one hand, it is to reveal the incidence in a university population of boys' using the strategy of giving girls alcohol to avoid their later refusal to have sexual relations.
a) Buy her several drinks in order to have sexual relations with her.
c) Talk to her and tell her openly that he wants to have sexual relations with her.
We included an additional question to assess the boys' use of the strategy of using alcohol as a means to have sexual relations with girls in social/dating situations.
With the objective in mind of determining the incidence of sexual assaults linked to alcohol use-abuse, a separate analysis was performed of SES items 5 (men's version: Have you ever given a girl alcohol or drugs in order to have sexual relations with her, unsuccessfully, in spite of the fact that she did not want to?
These analyses indicate that for men, 6% (n = 9) reported having at some time given alcohol or drugs to a woman in order to get her to have sexual relations with him, but without success.
To test hypotheses 2 and 3 and in so doing, determine men's and women's evaluations of men's behavior of giving alcohol to women to deplete their will not to have sexual relations, answers to the questions about the scenario were analyzed as a function of rape myth acceptance (scores on the RMA scale).
It was Clinton's most famous line ("I did not have sexual relations
with that woman, Miss Lewinsky") and the subsequent debate on whether receiving oral sex qualified as "sexual relations" that produced the apparently shocking disclosure that a lot of teenagers were not only engaging in oral sex but regarding it as not quite sex.