And for the most part, it is guys who are taught not to take no for an answer. Girls are still socialized to be accomodating, pleasing and to not make waves. Being persistent in pursuit of your goals is not remotely the same thing as believing that you are entitled to someone else’s time, attention, or body. Thanks for writing this.

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