Their #1 tip: Go for the eyes. Practice on Grapes, getting the thumb right in there.

oh gosh you just brought back a PTSD moment for me tongue emoticon [I laugh at it now]

1990/1991. Hampshire College, Amherst, MA. I went to a “Sexual Abuse of Women in Media” seminar. Very enlightening, images of how women are abused through imagry. Some people threw up and left the room during it, especially when they showed an extended rape scene from some movie. [road house was it? I dunno].

Anyway, at the end of it, for those that stayed, they gave some “anti-rape” tips for women. [I was one of the few men who were there].

Their #1 tip: Go for the eyes. Practice on Grapes, getting the thumb right in there.

Well, from that day forward, my contact lenses went in the garbage can and I went back to glasses. I walked back from the computer lab at midnight 7 days a week (I worked there for extra cash) and I was SURE that a woman who went to THAT SEMINAR with me would think I was walking too close and practice her newly learned skillset on MY EYES.

Ugh. Gave me the heebee-geebies for a long time. I made a WIDE CIRCLE around women walking the other way down the paths. Their fhumbs were going NOWHERE NEAR my eyes. I like my vision.

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