I totally get this but I also think it’s the kind of thing that is going to be pretty confusing for men who don’t understand the nuances of consent. The guys who asked got turned down; the one who didn’t ask, who told, got his way. It sounds like a mixed message even though it’s really more of a commentary about confidence and the self-possession of knowing what you want.

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