Token resistance

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Token resistance is a term, commonly referred to in the seduction community, denoting a rejection of advances, almost always of the sexual kind, with intention of actually engaging in the activity that was initially rejected. [1]

Scientific validity

One study has refuted the stereotype that most women engage in token resistance to sex, with results indicating that perhaps only a very small fraction of women and men have ever engaged in token resistance based on the definition stated within the study. [2]

Token Resistance is reported by women and men. There's results for men and women when they say "no" to something in a sexual context, the majority of times, it means no. [2]

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  1. Sprecher, Susan; Hatfield, Elaine; Cortese, Anthony; Potapova, Elena; Levitskaya, Anna (January 1994). "Token resistance to sexual intercourse and consent to unwanted sexual intercourse: College students' dating experiences in three countries". Journal of Sex Research. 31 (2): 125–132. doi:10.1080/00224499409551739. ISSN   0022-4499.
  2. 1 2 Muehlenhard, Charlene L.; Rodgers, Carie S. (September 1, 1998). "Token Resistance to Sex: New Perspectives on an Old Stereotype". Psychology of Women Quarterly. 22 (3): 443–463. doi:10.1111/j.1471-6402.1998.tb00167.x. S2CID   142648036.