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How to Compliment Women Without Objectifying Them

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In their day-to-day lives, women are oftentimes propositioned by men for dates: The only problem with this is that these propositions are oftentimes riddled with sexually-charged statements. And while we, as feminists, don’t want to discourage men from approaching women in whom they are interested, we do want to put an end to sexualization and objectification. So what’s the difference between flirtation and objectification?

Based on our our article How to Compliment Women Without Objectifying Them, Shannon Ridgeway will discuss how to respectfully compliment women while excluding sexual entitlement — a necessary skill for anyone who dates.