“Nice ass”

PSA: Nobody has ever enjoyed having this said to them, at least not anybody with common sense. It mostly just inspires fear and revulsion.

At its worst it scares people into thinking they’re about to be sexually assaulted, and it turns out people don’t like being sexually assaulted, regardless of what they tell you. They also don’t enjoy when you say things like this behind their backs.

When Abraham Maslow coined his hierarchy of needs he noted safety as a more fundamental human concern than intimacy, and that’s forgotten all too frequently.