I’ve started doing this myself recently (along with spreading out anytime a man on the train dares to spread his legs into my personal space), and it is so incredibly empowering. I used to just get annoyed and carry that frustration around with me all day. Now, I still get annoyed at the display of entitlement, but I feel like I’m taking back some of my own power and it’s quickly forgotten. Much healthier for my mental state.

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