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comment by o11c
o11c  ·  2357 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why Women Smile At The Men Who Sexually Harass Them

I've heard that, but I assume that's mainly from hearing-only distance, not once there is visual contact with the assault.

oyster  ·  2357 days ago  ·  link  ·  

You would be surprised, people often look out for themselves and try to avoid conflict. It might seem weird to rationalize not stepping in but people will do it if it means protecting themselves. Even if they think they wouldn't.