I flaunt ’em.
i totally agree with and love this!!!!!!!
This is so great :) a girl who’s gone through a tough break-up was telling me recently how she had decided to make herself ‘bigger’ by taking up more space on the street and stuff. I’d never thought about how girls make themselves smaller generally by crossing their legs while guys do the opposite and I thought it was really funny/cool.
Agreed! You should check out this poem that talks about that- it’s fantastic. I think it’s a much bigger problem than we realize….
Oh cool thanks :)
Oh my god thank you so much for this article– it came at the right time!
thank you for writing this! i really hate the whole unspoken rule that girls are supposed to be constantly shrinking themselves (like floraposte said above about crossing your legs, and how we’re supposed to wear “slimming clothing”, and preface everything we say with, “i’m sure this is wrong but…”) i really loved this article for addressing this, and the drawings are so cool.
I have always been called a bookworm or nerd or a geek. And for a long time I kept proving people that I was opposite of nerd (but secretly I enjoyed studying because I loved scoring well in my test papers, and I don’t understand why exactly that is incorrect). Now I openly accept that am/was a geek or that I love studying/reading every inch of newspaper/watching news for hours. It’s so difficult to fit-in the so-called normal scheme of things. We should focus on what is normal for us and not what is normal for people around us.
Thank you for validating my approach through this article. Not that I needed any validation but to just realise more vocally that I have been successful at accepting myself for who I am (even though made fun of) is a great feeling.
oh my, this is how I live my life as well!
this was amazing!
AWESOME!!! Thanks for this :)
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