Please never blame women or other people for not speaking up if something makes them uncomfortable. I can’t count the number of times I’ve stayed quiet because I was outnumbered, or because the person making a joke had power over me, or because I didn’t have the spoons to get into an argument about something.
Yeah, it’s not a simple right-or-wrong decision. There are a lot of factors to weigh, personal safety being one of them.
we’ve taught girls to romanticise nearly everything a boy does. when i was younger i thought it was cute that boys chased the girl even after she said no. i loved it when after a girl moved away from a kiss, the guy would pull her back and force it on. i thought a guy saying ‘i won’t take a no for an answer’ was passionate and romantic. we’re literally always teaching girls to romanticise abusive traits.
me after finals:
why am i only motivated to sort my life out at 4am
if u were a paper towel u’d be