Sarah Carey speaks exclusively to The Potato about the best ways for dealing with groping. Here she gives us her top 5 ways to deal with the inappropriate behaviour from men so that woman and society can move on, without too much hassle or anything.
Sarah Carey’s Top 5 Tips To Deal With Being Groped:
The best way to move on from any incident where men invade your personal space, is to simply remove it from memory! How can you be upset about something you can’t remember? I don’t worry ever about the famine. Why – because I don’t remember it that’s why! Forget about being touched by a perverted man, it’ll make life so much easier.
2: Have a Sense of Humour!
Like come on! So what if they touch your arse or your tits, they’re just having the craic! And you don’t want to be that boring auld bitch not up for having a laugh with the lads now do you?!
3: Grope Yourself
By groping yourself it’ll show everyone that you actually don’t mind it and it will in fact remove a lot of the novelty of it. It will also help sexually stimulate the men in the office so they won’t feel the need to touch you, because they’ll be busy touching themselves.
And once in a while, be sound and get your tits out for the lads.
4: Ignore The Wandering Hands
If you make a scene while a man is feeling you up in work, how are you ever going to get anything done? How will you make him a sandwich or bring him his afternoon whiskey if you’re off moaning?! Ignore the hands, it’s the only way they’ll learn.
5: Don’t Complain
Nothing ever changes when you complain about something. There’s no point in raising an issue you’re not comfortable with. I read in a self help book before that you give every situation it’s own meaning. If you don’t like being touched by another man in work or even social environment, you’re the one giving that situation it’s meaning. It’s up to you to change the meaning in your own head and not complain.
If you don’t like the physical attention from men, it also means you’re a tight fridget spa who isn’t up for anything.
Content by Sarah Carey
Read her post on The Independent here.