So… I just got a girlfriend and I’m EXCITED and HAPPY! The thing is, I just dunno how to act. I’ve always had trouble with knowing how to act around my SO. I -REALLY- like my girlfriend, but I just… feel like a total dweeb BECAUSE I DON’T KNOW HOW TO ACT AROUND HER. It’s worse around her because I get REALLY NERVOUS and I don’t think clearly.
I talked with my birthmom today about what I was told at Cartoon Network
Apparently it was scam. They try to convince students to not graduate so that they can be hired by entertainment studios for lower prices and stay locked in bottom-rung animation positions by the ‘sorry,…
a woman pursuing a man who is not interested is ‘creepy’ or ‘crazy’. she deserves scorn and should be laughed at. if this woman is considered less attractive than the man, the man will be pitied.
a man pursuing a woman who has said no, gives her gifts and continues to ask her on a date is ‘romantic’, ‘sweet’ and worthy of our respect and pity. the man’s attractiveness does not matter - men are fully realized people.
this is how men are trained to be abusers. they’re not taught to hear ‘no’ from women, they’re taught that they are entitled to women and that when a woman rejects them it is not because the man has done anything wrong but that the woman just needs to be convinced.