Also, I can't count the amount of times, that guys ask me to open up to provide "emotional support" as a mechanism to try to control me or break into my state of vulnerability to use that to their advantage.
When guys try to compliment you by saying "you aren't like other women", it's a big fucking insult.
Because one you're putting down other women to uplift me, two you're exercising your male privilege saying that YOU are an acting power of what women should be doing with their autonomy, and three, it's striping of my own humanity because you're boiling down my quirks, interests, ethics, and hobbies into a binary of "you" and "the other women".
This was one of my sources in college when I gave a speech about self-objectification and my professor tried to dismiss it as nonsense, so I got into an argument with him and asked him if knew more than psychologists, sociologists, and doctors who have done studies in the habitual practice of women literally rotting from the inside out over self-awareness.
The fucker tried to fail me multiple times, but I left that class with a B after several arguments with the professor, because he didn't want me giving speeches on controversial topics.
He wanted shit like "is the xbox or ps4 better -- find out"