It may not be enough to simply make a move on a date if the moment "feels right." According to speaker and author Mike Domitrz, it's always better to ditch being smooth in order to be safe by asking for consent.
That's the philosophy behind Domitrz's "May I Kiss You?" training program, which he presents to military service members. The Air Force is just the latest branch to hop on the bandwagon — The Washington Free Beacon reports that the Air Force gave the Date Safe Project, Domitrz's company, $10,000 for three sessions, or roughly $2,222 an hour.
Domitrz, who was inspired to create the consent-centered sexual awareness training program in college after his sister became a victim of rape, has earned high praise nationally. His program involves playing out different dating scenarios and emphasizing "respect and asking first."
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According to the Air Force, the "May I Kiss You?" talk is "needed to [educate] Airmen about the serious cultural and societal issues that could dramatically affect our mission."
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