Hi, I wanted to see if anyone had opinions on this.
I have a friend in her mid-20s. She has never had a serious relationship and doesn't date.
A mutual friend expressed interest in her. She declined, but he persisted. She eventually went to dinner with him, and they still hang out with the same group of people.
He started to e-mail her somewhat obsessively... and said some other things about how much he likes her that are a bit weird/extreme. She told him to stop contacting her 2 weeks or so ago, and he complied. But he still obsesses about her to mutual friends.
She is intensley afraid of him, says she can't concentrate in class because he is staring at her, feels very unsafe and intimidated, is scared to go to school etc.
I am pretty sure I have the whole story... though I think it is hard to evaluate these things if you aren't physically there.
This guy's behavior is a bit weird and pretty annoying... but do you think it is normal to have this type of reaction? I'm trying to speculate if maybe something happened to her sometime in the past that makes her afraid of men, or what is going on here... any thoughts?