You are a senior at a boarding school for kids who need to “work on their character” when a classmate comes up to you and says that he is concerned, because he has been thinking about raping you. He knows that you are a rape survivor. When you tell three different adult women, two of them say you are overreacting or you misunderstood him or that he has severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and encourage you to find some compassion. One of them is outraged. The one who is outraged is young, maybe 22 years old. She is one of the dorm mothers. She says, “This is not okay.” She looks you in the eyes.

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