Women Are Sharing Their Experiences of Receiving Unsolicited Advances From Men

Women Are Sharing Their Experiences of Receiving Unsolicited Advances From Men

The following web page contains many Tweets inserted, showing examples of how men mistreat women. I do not want to reproduce or copy each Tweet to my blog page, so please use the link below to visit their page if you’d like to see all the examples:

(Link): Women Are Sharing Their Experiences of Receiving Unsolicited Advances From Men

If you’ve ever had to pretend to have a boyfriend or husband to get out of an uncomfortable or threatening situation, then you’ll know that it can be a terrifying and isolating experience.

But, you’re not alone and these responses to Jameela Jamil’s tweets are proof of that.

The star of The Good Place tweeted that she was shopping with a friend when a man made advances at her. She told him she had a boyfriend and thanked him, but the situation quickly escalated into one of harassment.

(copy of Tweet):

Tweet by Jamil
Was out at the shops with my friend. Man ogles me. Man then approaches me to give me his number. I explain I have a boyfriend but thank him for the offer. Man then threatens my career, saying I better remember that I rejected him. And then Shouts at me that I’m low class…
— end Tweet —

Jamil tweeted about the time she said no to a man when she was 19 years old and he assaulted her. “Being a woman is truly, constantly scary,” she added.

Women began sharing their experiences of similar instances.

Natalie said:

I work as a server. I will say I am married to which the most common response is, “So?”. The more cavalier say” I’m not jealous.” I am a paunchy, middle age woman who is wondering when I will be old enough that this crap will stop.

by Elle:

When I was serving, I had a decoy engagement ring. It’s gross how often “no” wasn’t good enough, but “I’m engaged” was. It’s even grosser how often “I’m engaged” WASN’T good enough.

Please use the link atop this post to visit their page to see more examples


Related:

(Link): The Authors at The Federalist Site Often Don’t Get It: Joy Pullman is Fine With Men Harassing Women Who Wear Headphones in Public – Part 1

(Link): The Horrible, Sexist Advice And Attitude Behind the ‘How Do I Approach A Girl With Headphones In?’ Post from the Absolute Ability Blog

(Link): Quiz: Science Finds Most Men Misread Whether A Woman is Sexually Interested. Do You? by M. Tabb

(Link): Conservatives Are Rather Inconsistent About Morals and Women’s Sexuality – Regarding: The College That Considers Valentine’s Day Cards A Form of Sexual Harassment

(Link):  Your Boss Hired You to Perform A Job Not Flirt With Co-Workers

(Link): This Is Why Being a Nice Guy Just Isn’t Enough by E. Tatum 

(Link): Goodbye to romance: Are rom-coms worse than porn? (How Hollywood Feeds Into People’s Tendency to Idolize Marriage and Turn a Spouse Into a Deity)

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