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Fri Jun 2, 2017, 08:01 PM

17. Way back in the day I was in the Air Force stationed up in NY.

A young woman in an all male section. NY is HUGE on hunting. They knew I hated hunting. I listened to the daily stories of the day's before kill. It was normal conversation for them. After they learned I hated hunted hunting, they made more of an effort for me to hear it. They were fucking with me. But in a nice way. They wanted to get a rise out of me, and they failed. See how far they could take it. Testing to see if I could take a joke.

I started a tally on my desk (lil bulletin board) of deer killed vs hunters killed (because they always end up shooting each other). Never said a word, just updated my little board with every news story. one column deer, one column hunters...used push pins. By the end of that year (a particularly bad one for hunters), the deer were winning.

They stopped fucking me with after that lol. All nice guys, and we all got along. Most were civilians in my office. Now the sexual harassment I dealt with from my fellow military members was another thing altogether, and that never ended. But I learned to handle that too.

As jayhawk above has stated, you gotta learn to deal with this kind of crap. Don't excuse it, but don't take it to heart. Let it slide right off your back. It ain't about you, truly.

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