No argument regarding the relevance of that topic. It's another symptom of the patriarchal and misogynistic attitudes that have led to a lot of unhealthy double standards in the dating world.

It just doesn't happen to be the topic I chose to write about this time.

Yes, men often do push women away in situations such as you describe, sometimes far more rudely than is necessary. But it is also true that many women on dates take the man's consent for granted.

Rather than saying I'm wrong to write about this issue, why not take the initiative to write your own article about the more relevant topic?

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