In this viral Twitter thread, one woman recounts her shocking story of being sexually assaulted while trying to sell her dryer. As she was carrying the dryer up the stairs, the buyer proceeded to assault her when she was vulnerable, before coming back later in the day while drunk.
Viral Thread Reveals Disturbing Sexual Assault
A Twitter thread is causing a stir online as it sheds light on the daily struggles women face due to sexism and male entitlement.
The powerful hashtag #MeToo movement has already highlighted the experiences of survivors of sexual harassment and assault.
Women are now emphasising the effects of misogyny on them every single day.
Shocking Truth That Women Face Every Day
This thread is going viral as it exposes how men frequently scare, trigger, and traumatise women through their actions, leaving them feeling threatened.
The Creepy Encounter With Heartbreaking Consequences
The thread began when a mother on Twitter named Sara (@tragedythyme), shared her disturbing encounter with a creepy man.
It all started when he offered to buy her dryer, but the situation quickly turned uncomfortable.
Despite Sara specifying an earlier time for him to arrive at her house, he showed up after her husband had left for work.
Taking Advantage of Her When She’s Most Vulnerable
He then pleaded with her to help carry the heavy appliance from the basement, using this opportunity to sexually harass her.
The incident left Sara angry, scared, and trapped.
Disturbing Moment When Predator Returned
To make matters worse, the man returned later that evening, intoxicated.
Fearing for her safety, Sara called the police for protection.
Using Twitter to Educate Men on Women’s Issues
Sharing her story, Sara tweeted, “Events like this, even when we come out okay, take an emotional toll. I was scared.”
Sara’s account resonated with many women who shared their own experiences with men’s threatening behaviour.
This thread prompted an outpouring of stories and reflections on men’s entitlement and privilege.
Spreading the Word as Second Thread Goes Viral
Activist Danielle Muscato also contributed to the conversation with a viral Twitter thread, asking women what they would do if men had a curfew.
Many expressed relief at the idea of enjoying nighttime activities without the constant fear of men.
Twitter Shows Heartwarming Support
Some replied to Sara’s thread with their love and support such as @drmiketodorovic who said, “My god, this is horrid. I am so terribly sorry.”
Men even admitted they struggle to understand how big a problem this is for women, “This is terrible. I’m glad it didn’t get any worse than this. As I am finding out in my own home, many men are oblivious to even basest abuse that women have to deal with on a daily basis. I’m still trying to wrap my head around this issue.”
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