Stalking victims often left feeling it’s their fault but it’s categorically not

The email was friendly enough. It was signed with a male name who said he was a fan of my work and wanted to drop me a note. I was flattered. I was newly-fledged crime reporter and it felt nice to get a kind email for a change instead of abusive letters.

Within a very short time the emails became more frequent.At first I tried to be polite and responded but as their frequency grew and the tone changed, I began to ignore them.

Colleagues and I even joked about my “mystery admirer”.

Deep down I was starting to feel very uncomfortable and uneasy and something wasn’t sitting quite right. I asked them to stop contacting me.

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Source: Stalking victims often left feeling it’s their fault but it’s categorically not

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By / Published On: April 24th, 2021 / Tags: / Categories: Crime, News /

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