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Old 08-10-2019, 03:14 PM
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I’m with Manda and Helena here. There were a dozen different ways to approach the topic without the gratuitous details that served nothing more than to highlight just how sexualizing he finds these experiences and how objectified the women are in his posts. Frankly, it veered into Penthouse territory, IMHO.

I think Manda Jo put it very well, as the “that” and the “this” in his descriptions, the effect on women readers absolutely becomes relevant.

That male posters don’t see it that way isn’t relevant- that’s kind of the point. No one is accusing the OP of purposefully trying to be objectifying and demeaning- that it could be just isn’t on his radar and no one is making him accept that maybe it should be.