Repeat after me, folks: Just because someone doesn’t explicitly say ‘no’, just because someone might have shown previous attraction or interest, just because someone doesn’t struggle or protest or push the other person away, and just because you think that that person has feelings for the other, does not mean that they have given consent. Sometimes it’s more subtle. Sometimes it’s the little indications, sometimes the person doesn’t know how to react—but the discomfort, the unwillingness, the violation of boundaries is still there, and subsequently, the consent is still is not. Which, apparently, is something that some people still don’t seem to understand, and something deeply unsettling that after episode 19, I have unfortunately been seeing a lot of. I think that some people are being willfully ignorant here, but I generally try to give people the benefit of the doubt, so I would mostly like to believe that a lot of people who are romanticizing the interaction that I’m referring to genuinely don’t get it. So, I’m going to try to explain, because it is important, no matter how many times I hear people insist that “it’s not that serious.”
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