I can’t believe it’s been two months (another Blog written in July) already and what an interesting time it has been. A few challenges along the way with work and my personal …emotional state, of dealing with each situation as they came up.
That uninvited kiss – well he continued to push, he wanted me to be reliant on him, stating that he only wanted to look after me. Only his behaviour and words triggered things within me to the point where I didn’t like who I was – doubting myself, allowing my confidence to waiver. He wanted to control ……That’s not what I wanted or needed; another control freak. He is not currently in my life anymore and that is such a relief. I am able to go about my job without being sexually harassed. He was a broken man, not willing to look at himself or take responsibility for anything.
Stalker – an interim order is in place and last I heard he announced to everyone that he was moving to Melbourne to be with me- he flew down a week or two ago. Haven’t heard as to his whereabouts. He is currently on ice in my freezer.
Work – challenges from day to day
My job is to call a code when something happens and
assistance is required immediately. Well on this particular day, I had no ear
piece and the officer with me was too busy talking to me with his back to the
threat. I politely informed him he needed to attend the conflict happening behind
him and knowing there were two other officers outside the door… I took off
running to inform them. Only on camera it looks like I’m fleeing the situation
all together. The code was called and assistance was there in moments to deal
with the situation at hand.
How things can be misinterpreted… especially when you don’t see the whole picture. So I was known as the girl who runs …. Just what I needed, however it was soon forgotten as the next situation became more interesting to talk about.
It seems you have to be careful who you talk to these days….
When I started doing volunteer work in February I spoke to everyone there,
whether employed, volunteered or the clients that walked through the door… I
was friendly to everyone. I didn’t treat anyone any different to the other.
Unfortunately one man in particular took my friendliness as a
doorway to a make believe relationship. He would turn up at my job, make
comments to other employees, that he’d had his fix for the day… meaning he had
either seen or spoken with me. Things got a little weird as the months went on…
he always seemed to know where I was at any given day.
So moving to Victoria… two states away, I thought that it
was the last I’d heard from him. Sad to say it wasn’t, he’s been harassing my
family and friends, he seems to have escalated… asking anyone and everyone I
know about me, how to contact me, wanting them to pass on messages; even
sending flowers to a government department hoping to locate me.
So the warning bells are ringing extremely loud at the
moment, as I do not know what he’ll do next. My family and friends are all
aware of the situation and are taking precautions, blocking him on Facebook as
he tries to add them as friends, refusing to give any details or information
I’m hoping that he will move on with his own life and leave
me to mine, I wish him all the best and hope that he finds that someone special
to share the rest of his life with.
A week later…….
Well hopeful thinking hasn’t worked to my advantage: it doesn’t look like he’s moving on anytime soon as he has now informed his current workplace that he has a job in Melbourne and will be moving shortly. I think I turned white when reading the message from a friend, informing me of this current change. And the fear sank into the depths of my bones, not sure as to what to do or how to proceed with this situation, so I am reaching out to the local police station this weekend for some advice and praying to all of the Gods available that this guy will just go away. Letting me live my life in peace!