Intimate revenge video puts Swede behind bars – The Local

“Sweden has struggled with the new “revenge porn” trend, in which one person sets out on purpose to degrade or embarrass a former partner by publishing videos or images of their sexual contact. 

Swedish psychologists have said the behaviour was a way to express power, as well as to deal with negative feelings. The trend is also common among the younger generation.

“The times that I’ve encountered this, it’s been about disappointment, revenge, and jealousy from the boy’s side,”  Olof Risberg, psychologist at the boys’ mental health clinic Pojkmottagningen in Stockholm, told the Aftonbladet newspaper earlier this year.

“But it’s also about power. There is power in exacting revenge.”

 

Read the full article via: Intimate revenge video puts Swede behind bars – The Local.

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