A teenage girl in college — she tells me nearly every day how grown men follow her, harass her, approach her and her friends. She defaults to the “F-off” response and leaves.

I’m disgusted by grown men old enough to be her father coming up to her with only one thing on their mind. You’re a man in your 30s/40s/50s+, what do you need to talk to an underage girl about? Leave her alone.

I went through it, like some unfortunate right-of-passage, when I was her age and well into my 30s.

The only comfort I could give her was something lame like, “Don’t worry honey. One day you will turn 40 and they’ll start leaving you the hell alone.

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