Stalking, actually: why men who reject rejection are not romantic heroes | Tauriq Moosa

Sitcoms and films teach us to view women as property, and their boundaries as obstacles to overcome. It’s time to call out this creepy, entitled behaviour

• Tauriq Moosa is a South African writer, focusing on ethics, justice, tech and pop culture

A man set up a piano in public vowing “to play non-stop until the love of his life returns to him”. He told the Bristol Post it was his “last throw of the dice” to win back the heart of the girl who changed his life”. The article describes him as “heartbroken”. That’s a shame, it really is, but unfortunately, there is nothing cute or romantic about a man making loud, public demands for a woman’s attention, time and affection.

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