Letter to the editor,
I wish that there was something I could do or say that could improve what some people see as the poor relationship overall between women and men in our society. Something that opened my eyes to just how much it has deteriorated is an expression that several female college newspaper editors have told me female college students say to each other: “Not all men are bad.”
Geez … thanks a lot.
Yet, I believe that what is behind much of this is how sick and tired women are of being sexually harassed and hit on by men. And I cannot fault them at all for feeling this way. Not at all. I am sick and tired of it, too. It is so disrespectful.
By way of background, I am a retired college professor of Sociology and Social Work who taught at West Virginia University, Slippery Rock University, and SUNY-Brockport.
I also spent five years working as a social worker and provided therapy and counseling in the areas of Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Mental Health/Mental Illness, and Marriage and Family Therapy.
Stewart B. Epstein, Rochester, NY