of a romantic moment shared with another person to whom one is attracted, without
their reciprocation or consent. Differs from
fantasy in that it actually occurs, but typically to the knowledge
of only the romance
rapist. May occur
between people of either gender, and particularly common between those of opposite sexual orientation.
v. Jen never
realized that Steve wanted to be more than
just friends, even after
he had her over
for a candlelit dinner and gazed into her eyes the whole evening. He didn't care; he just wanted to romance rape her.
n. When Dan found out one of his closest
friends was gay, he suddenly thought back to every time they lay alone under the stars during a camping trip and couldn't help but wonder whether he'd been a victim of romance rape.