In the New York Times, Judith Shulevitz dismissed the new standard because “[m]ost people just aren’t very talkative during the delicate tango that precedes sex, and the re-education required to make them more forthcoming would be a very big project,” an assertion for which she provides no evidence.
But if students aren’t yet used to practicing affirmative consent, that’s no argument against it.
And also just the opposite – men confused signals of friendship from a woman, such as a type of smile she gives, as signs of romantic interest.
He kept his secret from her by pretending he had a microchip in his kidney to fight off infections.
She only found out the truth when he was interviewed by a TV talk show.
But this is perhaps the single biggest mistake men make.
Most men have a terrible ability to gauge if a woman is really interested in them.