I wrote the other day about sometimes having an involuntary primal response to teen-aged boys. It’s not something that I cultivate and it’s absolutely not something I ever pursue. Having a biological response is not the same thing as thinking that you should pursue that, or that you even need to make clear to the person that you find them attractive.

I have zero sympathy for anyone who preys on young people, even if the young person in question seems to return the interest.

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