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"Now imagining a world where women aren't socialised to placate men's feelings above her own safety, happiness and pleasure," reads one woman's tweets.tons of women in my feed are sharing the new yorker “Cat Person” story but not many men; which is unfortunate bc it’s like a secret window into a private experience our majority has suffered thru & if anyone needs to read that shit it’s men.And, the interactions are infused with an uncomfortable realism that will speak to the soul of anyone who's ever been treated badly on a date.Maybe, she thought, her texting “lol r u serious” had hurt him, had intimidated him and made him feel uncomfortable around her.She was working behind the concession stand at the artsy movie theatre downtown when he came in and bought a large popcorn and a box of Red Vines.“That’s an . Not so cute that she would have, say, gone up to him at a party, but cute enough that she could have drummed up an imaginary crush on him if he’d sat across from her during a dull class—though she was pretty sure that he was out of college, in his mid-twenties at least. But the next week he came into the movie theatre again, and bought another box of Red Vines. “You managed not to insult me this time.”She shrugged. From that small exchange about Red Vines, over the next several weeks they built up an elaborate scaffolding of jokes via text, riffs that unfolded and shifted so quickly that she sometimes had a hard time keeping up.
She told herself that she owed him at least some kind of breakup message, that to ghost on him would be inappropriate, childish, and cruel.In the end, Margot's roommate sends a text on her behalf letting the guy know she's not interested and doesn't want him to text her anymore.The story ends with a powerful scene, in which the woman sees the man in a bar. At first, the texts are friendly, but they soon take a turn for the abusive Some women tweeted that they felt the story captures a shared experience that many women have while on dates with men.And she marvelled at herself for a while, at the mystery of this person who’d just done this bizarre, inexplicable thing.After some terrible kissing, and clumsy sex, the protagonist is driven back to her dorm.