Table 1

Structured list with methods for physical SH, based on Koss et al25

AWithout using a method
BTelling lies, threatening to end the relationship
CContinually verbally pressuring me after I said I didn’t want to
DThreatening to spread rumours about me
EMaking promises I knew were untrue
FGetting angry but not using physical force, after I said I didn’t want to
GUsing me sexually after I had taken drugs and was conscious but too incapacitated (out of it) to give consent or stop what was happening
HUsing me sexually after I had been drinking alcohol and was conscious but too intoxicated (drunk) to give consent or stop what was happening
IThreatening to physically harm me or someone close to me
JUsing force, for example, holding me down with their body weight, pinning my arms or having a weapon
KActing together with two or more people to do these things to me even though I objected or was unable to give consent or stop what was happening
  • SH, sexual harassment.