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I Get Approached By Creepy Men On the Street

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    There are men who undermine their sex.

    Creepiness is easily recognised but difficult to describe. It's when, for me, someone makes my skin crawl. There are vagabonds who will often surprise me but it's the creepy people, some from Eastern European climes who really worry me. Being approached on the street, and...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 12, 2013

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    Creepy Man Magnet

    I get approached by creepy guys no matter where I am or who I am with.  I can be out running errands with my son and creepy guys hit on me. I have no idea what kind of signals I must be giving but something is attracting this trash. I'm not talking a little bit...
    LITBIAT LITBIAT 46-50 3 Responses Nov 23, 2008

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    I Can See Ya Comming.

    This is the second grossest experience I've had with sexual harassment.I was going home by train from my friends birthday party. A man got on the train a few stops after me and made a beeline to the seat across from me.#1 It was 5:30 in the morning - the train had about 7 people...
    Dontlooknow Dontlooknow 18-21, F Jun 15, 2011

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    There's a creepy man down my street,

    or at least wanders continuously around my area. He always has two cups of coffee with him, sitting down at a park bench. At first glance, I thought, no I shouldn't be judgmental, he's obviously got some sort of disability as his eyes are always rolling. But then it got to the...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 4 Responses May 2

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    Once Is Enough

    I was fairly big as a freshman. I had been working out for over 1 year, and had started putting on muscle mass.  My hair was already thinning, so I looked much older than my years.  One day, I was walking along the street I lived on heading to my friends house, and as I walked...
    JAGandVSfan JAGandVSfan 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2012

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    Jeez, There Are Some Creeps Out There.

    So I was just sitting in Starbucks, enjoying a cappuccino by myself, when this leering geek comes out of nowhere and says "I've got something you could stir your coffee with". Absolutely destroyed my day for no reason whatsoever. Jeez, there are some creeps out there.
    KristyLeigh02 KristyLeigh02 26-30, F 9 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    Not Cross Dressed

    fully a little lippy skinny jeans or slacks and a girly top no wig or anything so I am more male then female but they still call me lady
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Mar 22, 2013

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    Ikred Me Out

    I seem to attract the mentally unstable and creeps at the worst times. This experience isn't even the worst, but it left me thinking, "holy **** I'm 5' 2", and although a pretty strong girl, how am I supposed to protect myself when something dangerous happens?" So here's my story...
    Justhereforsomecomfort Justhereforsomecomfort 16-17 1 Response Jul 14, 2013

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    Oh Sweet Jesus

    If only I could tell you about all the creepy men that have approached me... followed me... The worst guy wasn't on the street, though. College. My first semester. He had long hair, B.O. like no tomorrow, and no teeth. He followed me. Talked to me. Scared me. Pretty much all my...
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    Socially Acceptable

    Creepy people are attracted to me like chicken feathers are attracted to tar and frankly I'm just as attracted to them.  I realized this aspect of my personality from a very early age when my neighbor asked me to walk with their mentally challenged daughter to school each...
    FreakOfNature FreakOfNature 41-45 6 Responses Nov 4, 2008

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    Fuc-k Off You Little-

    P-RICK!! i am really hating life right now,i lost my so called good friend over a stupid lame-azz fight and ms.mac-fat-azz is now friends with her.FUC-K!everybody acts like n azz to me even if im tryin to be nice!but then again they have reasons..im a bit-ch, but theres a reason...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 18, 2012

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    Grossgrossgross

    There is this super creepy like 65 year old crazy religious, white supremist who thinks the apocolypse is near and must live somewhere along the route i walk to work. He has approached me 3 times: once to tell me he thinks I'm hot and a good "Aryan just like those girls who...
    Scout7 Scout7 18-21 3 Responses Aug 15, 2009

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    Why?????

    I hate when creepy men randomly approach me on the street. It seriously freaks me out.. I mean, that's bad enough.. but when you're hit on also.. that's just icing on the scary disgusting cake.. Why does this happen to me???? Grrr...
    Beautifulimperfections Beautifulimperfections 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 7, 2012

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    I Do Too...

    ....but then again, I AM a street prostitute so you'd think that i'd get used to it. Still, have to look on them as customers...but sometimes? Gee whizz! Are they a bit scary!!!     Sammy Jo Duponte xx    
    Samm199294 Samm199294 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Creepy Old Guys On Ep

    It's bad enough being approached on the street, but why do creepy old men constantly hit on me here at EP? I mean, what possible interest could I have in some fat, balding loser who wants to dress as a schoolgirl and be caned in public? Get a LIFE you perverts and leave the rest...
    AngieHolbrook AngieHolbrook 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    I got approached by a creepy man on my street

    and he asked me if I work at a hospital and then asked me to marry him
    RaspberryTommyCat RaspberryTommyCat 13-15, F 4 Responses May 2

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    Crazy Man Threatened To Stab Me!

    I was almost killed this past Monday....I think. I was walking through the West Village near NYU in Manhattan this past Monday afternoon. It was a holiday (Columbus Day) and it was unseasonably hot (84 degrees) and since I didn't have anything to do I decided to take a long walk...
    social02 social02 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 12, 2011

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    WHY?!?!?!?!?

    Not just on the street either... at the mall, on the bus, at uni, in the supermarket. It used to happen a lot and it was creepy. I was once follwed by a stranger from the bus into and around the mall, occassionally he asked me strange questions and then he eventually got bored...
    sugarburn sugarburn 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    And Creepy Women Too

    Im not sure what it is, I must just have a friendly face.  For some reason I always get approached by the people who dont quite have it all right up stairs.  I dont know if creepy is really right - they are only creepy because they dont seem all there mentally, but Im...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 11 Responses Nov 13, 2008

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    Only In Ny

    I am only approached by... creepy men on the street. I guess they are creepy because they various ways they.. get my attention.  90% of the time i do not think things are directed at me. I am probably correct in that assumption. It would be quite arrogant of me to think...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    The Bus.

    It's ALWAYS the bus or bus stop. Its not a sexual thing, I'm not out there with a sign that says "do me." Just creepy old SOB's think they have to come talk to me for whatever reason. Its like, dude, I am not giving you money. Go beg by the overpass with the other bums alright?
    coleslayer coleslayer 26-30 May 11, 2012

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    Becareful Who U Give Ur Number To

    You know how some men are refered to as babe magnets, well Im known among my friends as a creep magnet..... I have so many to talk about where do I start.... Well let me start by saying Im a normally nice person, real easy to get along with, kinda hard to **** me off (but it is...
    femalemadhatter femalemadhatter 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2011

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    And At Work Too, Sometimes

    And in stores. This has been happening now and then since I was a teen, before I was even transitioning to female. Now I am female to everyone I know and I live and work in a city, so it happens a lot more. I don't think I'll ever come up with a better way to deal with than other...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 1, 2008

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    Creepy Men

    The funny thing is that before I found this group I just got done blogging about my creepy men experiences. If you all would like to read about them.... http://thoughtsfromthesheds.blogspot.com/
    trueblondeale01 trueblondeale01 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3, 2009

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    I Was Propositioned By A Homeless Homosexual Man Twice My Age

    Back in my mid twenties, I was walking down by the river one day when I was approached by a middle aged man that could be described as "creepy". He looked slightly homeless: like he was only on his third or fourth day of homelessness- not quite thoroughly disheveled and hungry...
    ballet ballet 31-35 1 Response Oct 29, 2012

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    Well Actually At Work

    Yeah, since I've started working again, I've had quite a few men (of all ages) hit on me. From kids who are about 13, to guys who are in their 60's at least! I actually had one customer come up to me the other day and he said, "I want a large popcorn," (I work at a...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 5 Responses Sep 12, 2008

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    Summer Vacation

    So over this past summer my car broke down, and so I woud either take the bus or walk to school or where ever I was trying to go.....Dude I was approached by so many men some nice others just plain creepy.... So one day I walking to the bus stop which was like down the street...
    femalemadhatter femalemadhatter 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2011

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    His and Hers

    So.....This happened to me when I was 17 and working the late night at the mall.  It is perhaps the best example of how 'different' and 'interesting' people seem to find me a friendly face.   It was a quiet night, must have been getting near closing.  A man walks...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis 22-25 8 Responses Nov 13, 2008

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    Aw, 'cmon!

    I'm at my bus stop. End of a long long school day. Nice, overcast weather. Winter. A thirty-ish man approaches a 16 year old me. ''My my my, what red lips you have... YOU MUST SUCK A LOT OF ****! Tee-hee-hee!'' ...and walks away. Doesn't look back. Never comes around again. Just...
    Dontlooknow Dontlooknow 18-21, F 2 Responses May 12, 2011

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    Coke Stealer

    The town i live in is very small and its quite usual that you walk eveyrwhere. well there was this one specific time i was  walking home from school and this crack head came up to me and asked for change. i told him i didnt have any and it was true i really didnt!  he...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    i always as about the city and make walk aroud in the streets ^^
    whispersgod whispersgod 26-30, M 11 hrs ago

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    The Asilem: one day these 3 teens Jake 17 Kay 16 and Cody 17. They were walking down the road back from school as they saw an old Asilem across the street "Aw cool! lets go check...
    TheColorfulDino TheColorfulDino 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I absolutely love Creepypasta. I've read loads of them, the most famous ones like Eyeless Jack, Jeff the Killer, Slender Man, Smile Dog, Ben etc. I've read little random ones too...
    ElviraGoth ElviraGoth 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    From my experience only, not saying at all that this always happens to every single men... It's funny how women get the reputation of "gossiping" with others. I never figured out...
    EyeDontGiveAHoot EyeDontGiveAHoot 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Don't talk or msg me if your 35 and up!! Your creepy and you know it!! Your msgs will be deleted instantly and you will be BLOCKED!!
    TransAsian TransAsian 26-30, T Aug 25

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    Like please stop >.< I'm just a young teenage girl and not looking for old creepy, perverted men. Please find someone your own age and then hit on them. Ugh :p
    iAteYourCrayon iAteYourCrayon 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Hello. My name is Jack. What you're about to read will fill you with disbelief, you'll think I'm just some human trolling the Internet, but I'm not.. Let me explain who I am. As...
    NoEyedJack NoEyedJack 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    If you are a fan of Street Fighter you will love these videos of Chun Li, Ryu, Vega etc. I just watched the YouTube videos of them with Pete Holmes, he is a comedian on TBS. I...
    IrisROE IrisROE 56-60, F Aug 25

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    Too all those guys I not ******* GAY STOP TALKING TO ME and to all the normal not creepy gays I'll talk to you but don't try to FIUCKIG FLIRT and to all those girls please do talk...
    drew725 drew725 13-15, M 5 days ago

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    Im slowly losing interest in men. I'm seeing the evilness , demanding , and self centered egotistical side of them. I can't stand it. I want to cuddle up with someone sensitive...
    Brownsugvr Brownsugvr 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    A young boy named Lewis suffered with terrible nightmares, therefor felt he had to sleep in his mum's bed.  One night, it must have been about 2am, when Lewis found himself...
    ElviraGoth ElviraGoth 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    This explains what I feel about creepy noodle heads. Lots of them are on this site too.
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    For all people above the age of thirty, I do not want to have a relationship with you... Not friends with benefits either. Sometimes I even get creepy girls hitting on me, but guys...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Aug 19

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    I have a fear of clowns. They are creepy and want to be far far far away from them.
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 27

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    I like older guys, but I hate when the ugly fat creepy ones hit on me, like when I'm walking home from school. I just want them to leave me alone, it freaks the he'll out of me...
    LielleRose LielleRose 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    I fricking love creepy pasta no joke :0
    XxSkittles101xX123 XxSkittles101xX123 13-15, F Aug 29

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    "Why doesn't she just leave?" "Leaving an abusive relationship actually entails substantial risks for women. In fact, their risk of being killed increases by 75% when they leave...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    Just one thing Some old guys r genuinly really sweet and r not trying to hit on you.. Cuz like one time instead of ignoring a creepy looking guy i accepted and we talked and he was...
    Polyphonicspree Polyphonicspree 13-15, F 5 Responses Sep 7

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    Yeah... pleeasasse stop adding me. first of all I'm not attractive at all so stop trying to get certain pictures of me! I'm definitely not interested in older guys so there is no...
    ChipmunkTV ChipmunkTV 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    This discsuting pedo man Always coming to my work place makes me sick Probley got a wife who he locks at home like majority of his culture men do and kids, then goes and eyes up...
    saneelax saneelax 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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