Hey Tinder Date, The Answer To “Stop” Is Not “Why”

Shani Silver
Apr 22, 2018 · 4 min read
Trying to see pink instead of red this morning.
  1. Why is it funny when a woman tells you to stop doing something she finds annoying, invasive, or fucking gross?
  2. Why do you keep pressing a woman for answers until she says one you deem acceptable?
  3. Why do you think the appropriate answer to “stop” is “why?”

Shani Silver

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NPR called me a humor essayist, let’s go with that. Author of Refinery29’s “Every Single Day” series, host of A Single Serving Podcast. shanisilver[at]gmail