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ĎItís tough for me to know where the line isí: The #MeToo era is making dating more confusing
Washington Post ^ | February 13, 2018 | Lisa Bonos

Posted on 02/14/2018 2:08:30 AM PST by C19fan

Over the summer, Geoffrey Knight is in bed with a woman he is dating. He puts his hand on her breast, and she swats it away. “You need to ask before you touch me,” he recalls her saying. Knight apologizes, saying he had assumed it was okay because they had just had sex. “You should never make that assumption,” she retorts. Flash-forward a few months, and Knight, a 25-year-old Washingtonian, is sleeping with someone new. He is asking “Can I touch you here?” “Can I do this?” every step of the way, and his partner wants to know what is with all the questions. She prefers a more proactive approach.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: dating; metoo
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A new subspecies of men: The Woke-Pig.
1 posted on 02/14/2018 2:08:30 AM PST by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Bet they’re complaining to their female friends that their boyfriends just aren’t spontaneous enough.


2 posted on 02/14/2018 2:10:58 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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The Me Too BS isn’t about dating. It’s about doing stupid shit at work.

If you are not sure how to proceed on a date, you are probably not whipping your junk out at work.


3 posted on 02/14/2018 2:14:42 AM PST by Vermont Lt (Burn. It. Down.)
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To: C19fan

Very low on my priority list: worrying about how to resolve disputes amongst the promiscuous.


4 posted on 02/14/2018 2:18:02 AM PST by Reverend Wright (I am a Putin bot and I approve this message.)
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Just don’t fornicate, Jeff.


5 posted on 02/14/2018 2:29:09 AM PST by Tax-chick (Harvey Weinstein was married to a beautiful model.)
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“You need to ask before you touch me,” he recalls her saying . . . he had assumed it was okay because they had just had sex . . . Flash-forward a few months, and Knight, a 25-year-old Washingtonian, is sleeping with someone new

Ignoring the issues of promiscuity, this man dodged an absolute disaster. This woman will soon be some unfortunate man's ex-wife, and she'll make all the other ex-wives he hears about seem mild. [Note: I am married, my first and only marriage, and I am startled but eternally grateful that my much younger self had good taste in dating and in marriage.]

6 posted on 02/14/2018 2:29:44 AM PST by Pollster1 ("Governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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Sissy...

I am not gonna play 20 questions, followed by the bonus round of 20 more questions with anyone.

If this is a mutual interest thing the only real question is going to be in the morning “I’m going to make breakfast or do you want to go to Denny’s?”


7 posted on 02/14/2018 2:30:42 AM PST by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.cwom/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M5)
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How about: Good morning - hop in the truck and we’ll get some country fried steak and biscuits.

Easy peasy.


8 posted on 02/14/2018 2:37:22 AM PST by glock rocks (... so much win!)
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He puts his hand on her breast, and she swats it away. “You need to ask before you touch me,” he recalls her saying. Knight apologizes, saying he had assumed it was okay because they had just had sex. “You should never make that assumption,” she retorts. Flash-forward a few months, and Knight, a 25-year-old Washingtonian, is sleeping with someone new...

Mental image of man jumping out of window, changing phone number, changing name and moving 1,000 miles away. "Flash-forward a few months"...

9 posted on 02/14/2018 2:39:42 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists...Socialists...Fascists & AntiFa...Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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Just don’t fornicate, Jeff.

Honestly, if I had waited and just gotten married, and the woman acted like Booty-Call #1, I'd file for divorce immediately.

10 posted on 02/14/2018 2:41:40 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists...Socialists...Fascists & AntiFa...Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: glock rocks

Done....and I don’t even know you ....LOL!


11 posted on 02/14/2018 2:46:56 AM PST by Vendome (I've Gotta Be Me - https://www.youtube.cwom/watch?v=wH-pk2vZG2M5)
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To: Pollster1

On the positive side, ex-wives are soon to be a thing of the past. Cat ladies are the future.


12 posted on 02/14/2018 3:01:09 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Vendome

The more, the merrier :o)


13 posted on 02/14/2018 3:04:07 AM PST by glock rocks (... so much win!)
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To: C19fan

Which makes me think. Time does curious things, at times flowing quietly like a deep river and at other times twisting and churning like rapids. The “Boomer” generation, for instance. A serious deviation in trend. It seems to me, like the “Boomer” generation we are seeing a “trend” in Cat Ladies that is unusual but for all their screeching is self limited unlike the Boomers because they are a “dead end”.


14 posted on 02/14/2018 3:10:20 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: RegulatorCountry

This is all by design: Creating a wedge along gender lines, to go along with the wedges created along ethnic, class, religious lines. A strategy that allows a small population to control a MUCH larger one - and in this case, to return women to the Democratic fold after Trump carried white women RUNNING AGAINST A WHITE WOMAN.


15 posted on 02/14/2018 3:12:30 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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"He puts his hand on her breast, and she swats it away."

How many married guys does this happen to?

16 posted on 02/14/2018 3:13:24 AM PST by fulltlt
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There is no short term fix.

The long term fix is to repeal the 19th.

They don’t have any business voting.


17 posted on 02/14/2018 3:15:42 AM PST by bankwalker (Immigration without assimilation is an invasion.)
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He has thought about how men have the power in courtship, and with that, the ability to abuse it.

Should be:

He has thought about how men women have the power in courtship, and with that, the ability to abuse it.

There, fixed it.

18 posted on 02/14/2018 3:16:53 AM PST by BBell (calm down and eat your sandwiches)
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To: wastoute

Frankly I think we’re already there; I work with more “cat ladies” than ex-wives. NJ.com recently had a story about where the single people live in NJ (as though it was a dating tip), but it listed all the ghettoes first - people there simply don’t marry anyway. Beyond them, it was clear that for the dwindling number of young whites in NJ, marriage is off the table - so much so that the state government recently began reviewing the laws governing divorce (specifically “alimony for life”) because as liberal as they are, they are realizing that marriage is basically dead within a generation or two of the “sexual revolution” - and the consequences are devastating. We are importing children from the Third World because we produce few to none, and these people DO NOT assimilate - and the Americans being taxed for their upkeep are fleeing in droves.

I’ve been married a long time; I couldn’t imagine being a young man today in terms of dating/marriage.


19 posted on 02/14/2018 3:17:57 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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the moral of this nonsense is to only date Helen Keller types...


20 posted on 02/14/2018 3:27:38 AM PST by IrishBrigade
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