Speaking Up



I wanted to thank all the people who liked and supported this post. I agonised about making this post. I was totally traumatised at the time and totally shocked at the boy’s club attitude I encountered and the number of people who had looked the other way.

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I am a middle-aged woman. I really had thought my days of being harrassed were over. I was apprehensive about a guy sitting on a bench but being tired I had decided to sit down anyway. He had immediately started making overtures towards me, which I had rebuffed. I was unprepared for what I believe was the full-on narcissistic rage, which had followed.

In all my travels it was one of the most scary moments I have ever had. What shocked me most was how people were prepared to walk by and ignore what was happening. The harrassment and threats  had continued for some time. I had been reluctant to involve police. All I had wanted to do was to return home. The person who had come to my rescue, was actually a woman. She had managed to calm him a little and had stood there ready to call the…

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