An article by Anna Maxted offers insight into situations of indecent exposure. Maxted dispels myths about “flashing” and how these assaults often have traumatic, distressing repercussions.
“Flashing is generally regarded as a harmless prank, but when it happens to you, it isn’t funny.
…if a burly man confronts a lone female walking her spaniel through woods, the fear is paralysing…will he attack her? He has already proved that he is prepared to cross the boundaries of normal conduct. How much further is he willing to transgress? The flasher’s unpredictable behaviour is the most terrifying aspect of all.”
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