I have a solid group of friends, a supportive family and a clear awareness of who I am and who I want to be. Yet the moment I have to tell the guy I’m dating that sex is not an option, I become a squirmy, awkward, fidgety girl who can’t make eye contact or put together a complete sentence.
Think junior high dance, only without a bathroom to hide in.
The panel concluded his actions were of a sexual nature but were not a form of sexual gratification.
In an account of his motivations, he explained his actions were “attention seeking” and an attempt to fill a “void” in his life.
Although police found a draught of one of the letters on Willey’s home computer, he claimed he could not remember sending them.
It’s true I always had a crush on one (or two) boys and had my fair share of boyfriends, but no relationship ever got serious enough where sex was even a thought, let alone a deal breaker.
For most of my junior high and high school years, I played the role of the friend — the token girl in a group of boys who were more interested in taking my advice for how to ask a girl to prom than taking me to prom.
Penny Bottomley, prosecuting, said although she was shocked and disturbed at its contents, received in January last year, the recipient decided not to involve the police, following discussion with her husband.
But she did report matters when a second similar letter arrived at her office, three months later.