I’m not exaggerating when I say that I’m constantly in awe of the grace and tenacity with which the women in my life endure constant harassing nonsense. I used to be sort of blissfully unaware of it, but now I can see it everywhere.
It saddens me to know how many strategies and tricks women need to share and keep in mind just to make their way through the world generally unharmed, but I am nonetheless grateful to those who help advocate for those strategies and do what they can to strengthen the overall well-being of folks just trying to live.
Part 1: The Abandoned Mall
Part 2: The Man in the Yellow Mask
Part 3: The Dollhouse
Part 4: Looking In My Direction
Part 5: The Realization Sunk In
Part 6: The Call Connected
Part 7: Thank You
If we can, it’s important to stop those who trouble us from doing it to others.
Choose Your Aisle
The only part of this comment that I might quibble with is that I’m not sure there’s such a thing as a “harmless pick up artist.”
It might just save someone’s life to keep this in mind.
Stay safe out there.
What’s your best piece of advice?
Tell us in the comments.