Women are sharing their experiences of receiving unsolicited advances from men

Rachel Thompson

If you've ever had to pretend to have a boyfriend or husband to get out of an uncomfortable or threatening situation, then you'll know that it can be a terrifying and isolating experience.

But, you're not alone and these responses to Jameela Jamil's tweets are proof of that. 

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The star of The Good Place tweeted that she was shopping with a friend when a man made advances at her. She told him she had a boyfriend and thanked him, but the situation quickly escalated into one of harassment. 

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Jamil tweeted about the time she said no to a man when she was 19 years old and he assaulted her. "Being a woman is truly, constantly scary," she added. 

Women began sharing their experiences of similar instances. 

Horrifying, to say the very least.

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