I was browsing Clutch Magazine Online’s website, and I happened to stumble upon the article above. The title of the article sparked my curiosity because it sounded like something that was too ridiculous to be true. I started reading the article expecting to be entertained by the hilarity of an awkward situation. Although I chuckled at the climax of the article, I couldn’t help but feel uncomfortable when I finished reading it. I reread the article and was able to pinpoint the sources of my discomfort. The author of the article was infatuated with a boy at her school and was willing to do anything in her power to have sex with him. She even went as far as to wait until he was completely intoxicated before she made her move. This was the first source of my discomfort. She continued to pursue the boy, even though he was not in his right state of mind. The second source of my discomfort was when the boy asked the author to pee on him. I expected the author to use her better judgement, since the boy was intoxicated and in a more vulnerable position, and remove herself from that situation. Instead, she complied with his request, which resulted in an awkward goodbye the next morning. The article was intended to be comical, however if the roles were reversed and a man were to take a heavily intoxicated woman to her apartment and take advantage of her lowered inhibitions, there would be nothing funny about the situation. Although, the author was also pushed past her level of comfort, she initiated the situation by using the boy’s intoxication to her advantage.
Who do you think, for lack of better words, is the “victim” in this situation?