. If you told someone that a man had learned jiu jitsu after being attacked, I think the vibe would be “well, that’s pretty reasonable.” If a bisexual woman decided to date only women after being raped, the vibe would be “oh, she’s broken.”
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One of these is a preventative response, the other is some weird associative avoidance. The idea behind learning Jiu Jitsu is preventing a future attack. What purpose does it serve to avoid dating men?

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