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Unwanted or aggressive sexual behavior

Some men who are attracted to underage boys make unwanted advances toward them, but refrain when the boys resist. Some compel boys to participate in sexual activity through subtle pressure, bribery, threats, or actual physical force. 17

Both criminological and non-criminological studies are consistent in their findings that aggression, force, and violence rarely occur in adult-minor sexual interaction.18 In fact, University of New Mexico therapist Jay Feierman writes:

Sexual violence and sexual brutality themselves, however, are a separate issue from adult human sexual behavior with children and adolescents, which is not associated with sexual violence and brutality any more than is adult/adult sexual behavior.19
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17. West & Woodhouse, 1990.

18. Bradford et al., 1988; Constantine, 1981; Crawford, 1981; Hall, 1996; Howells, 1981; Ingram, 1981; Okami & Goldberg, 1992; Virkkunen, 1981; West, 1998; West & Woodhouse, 1990.

19. Feierman, 1990a.