# 跟蹤和騷擾

Stalking steals lives. It stops people from having the normal life sort lifestyle that you and I would’ve expected. You can would expect, we could go to work, take your kids to school, go about back your, sort of, daily business. It’s usually a campaign by somebody who’s fix stated fixated and obsessive. , and will, in many casesit stopped , stop at nothing to really shut down the freedom freedoms of the victim. And So it can affect anybody . - we believe it’s approximately one in five women and one in ten men. , but we also believe that the figures are underestimated, because quite often, people don’t know that they are they’re being stalked. When people call us , at the National Stalking Advocacy Service, they want to know what you’ve called you would call it.

Yeah, well, let’s, I want to put some examples to you. Let’s say, I get intensive incessant phone calls, or I have somebody turning up at on my place of work or I get letters I don’t want, I get gifts I don’t want. Is this the kind of things thing that happens?

It can be. We talked intense talk in terms of harassment in and stalking . and very often harassments would harassment will be more, sort of, ongoing uses and nuisance behaviour, which can have a significant impact one on somebody’s life itself. lifestyle and their mental health. , but really, the difference between stalking and harassment is stalking is more about having a fear of violence . and a significant fear for the victim that means that their freedoms are so significantly changed. , they may have to think about moving house, changing jobs. They may suffer from significant mental health problems, such as PTSDor , depression. , a number of our clients were talked will talk to us about those, sort of, ongoing issues and how they deal with it.

• Words worth to be remembered:
• fixated:adj. 念念不忘的;迷恋的 He seems to be fixated on this idea of travelling around the world. 他似乎对周游世界这一想法十分迷恋。
• incessant:adj. 不間斷的, 連續的
• nuisance: n.討厭的人或者事情; 非法妨害