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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1080 on: July 19, 2014, 06:56:43 PM »
And if a lady's button offend you, cut it off. For it is better for her to lose the button, than to tempt you with lust and lose her soul.

LOL

Is this Rachel, whom Mor adores? Warning = sure to offend

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ladies-ditch-bra-1

Her buttons are showing.

Not Rachel and not offended.

I would feel embarrassed walking around that way. :facepalm:

I'm sure others would have some strong feelings about it as well.

Well, I am a 40 D with an hour glass figure. It would set some guys off. Big time.

I don't think I can go to Communion tomorrow anymore.  :'(

Are you worried about throwing up the Gifts?

 :'( You are just plain jealous!  :angel:
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1081 on: July 19, 2014, 06:57:37 PM »
And if a lady's button offend you, cut it off. For it is better for her to lose the button, than to tempt you with lust and lose her soul.

LOL

Is this Rachel, whom Mor adores? Warning = sure to offend

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ladies-ditch-bra-1

Her buttons are showing.

Not Rachel and not offended.

I would feel embarrassed walking around that way. :facepalm:

I'm sure others would have some strong feelings about it as well.

Well, I am a 40 D with an hour glass figure. It would set some guys off. Big time.

I don't think I can go to Communion tomorrow anymore.  :'(

Are you worried about throwing up the Gifts?

I'm worried about the Gifts throwing up me.  This has been an entirely scandalous discussion.  First I skipped Vespers, and now this.  Wretched man that I am...
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1082 on: July 19, 2014, 06:58:35 PM »
25 pages of crazy. This thread should be required reading for potential members. "Are you sure you want to join OCnet? How about now?"
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1083 on: July 19, 2014, 07:04:10 PM »
And if a lady's button offend you, cut it off. For it is better for her to lose the button, than to tempt you with lust and lose her soul.

LOL

Is this Rachel, whom Mor adores? Warning = sure to offend

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ladies-ditch-bra-1

Her buttons are showing.

Not Rachel and not offended.

I would feel embarrassed walking around that way. :facepalm:

I'm sure others would have some strong feelings about it as well.

Well, I am a 40 D with an hour glass figure. It would set some guys off. Big time.

Sorry, that is a TMI, but now you know why I make my own blouses.

Take away a couple band sizes, and add about 6 cup sizes, and you can understand why I have zero sympathy for your plight. ;) There will be a surgery in my future for chronic back pain.
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1084 on: July 19, 2014, 07:06:16 PM »
And if a lady's button offend you, cut it off. For it is better for her to lose the button, than to tempt you with lust and lose her soul.

LOL

Is this Rachel, whom Mor adores? Warning = sure to offend

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ladies-ditch-bra-1

Her buttons are showing.

Not Rachel and not offended.

I would feel embarrassed walking around that way. :facepalm:

I'm sure others would have some strong feelings about it as well.

Well, I am a 40 D with an hour glass figure. It would set some guys off. Big time.

Sorry, that is a TMI, but now you know why I make my own blouses.

Take away a couple band sizes, and add about 6 cup sizes, and you can understand why I have zero sympathy for your plight. ;)

TMI - Lord have mercy.

Of course, you are nursing. That explains a lot.
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Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart,
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1085 on: July 19, 2014, 07:08:16 PM »
Nope, wasn't much better before I started having children. Imagine how awful it is for a 10 year old to have the rack of a woman in her early 20's. Confusing, and horrible can't begin to touch it.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1086 on: July 19, 2014, 07:09:14 PM »
And if a lady's button offend you, cut it off. For it is better for her to lose the button, than to tempt you with lust and lose her soul.

LOL

Is this Rachel, whom Mor adores? Warning = sure to offend

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ladies-ditch-bra-1

Her buttons are showing.

Not Rachel and not offended.

I would feel embarrassed walking around that way. :facepalm:

I'm sure others would have some strong feelings about it as well.

Well, I am a 40 D with an hour glass figure. It would set some guys off. Big time.

I don't think I can go to Communion tomorrow anymore.  :'(

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1087 on: July 19, 2014, 07:10:27 PM »
My point is that there are some things that even good tailoring can't hide.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1088 on: July 19, 2014, 07:12:31 PM »
Nope, wasn't much better before I started having children. Imagine how awful it is for a 10 year old to have the rack of a woman in her early 20's. Confusing, and horrible can't begin to touch it.

My son felt the same way. Lord have mercy. So, I was told by the priest to wear extra clothing even in the heat. I purchased and also made some vests. Then the women in the parish started calling me "goody goody two shoes" because they felt I was dressing too modestly. Well, the priest told me to cover up, and then his wife attacks me. Can't win for losing.

And perhaps that is why my son married as soon as he turned 21.
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The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart,
Translated from the Russian by E. Kadloubovksy and G.E.H. Palmer, Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1992 printing.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1089 on: July 19, 2014, 07:16:25 PM »
My point is that there are some things that even good tailoring can't hide.

Sometimes good tailoring can make it more pronounced. Vests are used by a lot of teachers.
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart,
Translated from the Russian by E. Kadloubovksy and G.E.H. Palmer, Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1992 printing.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1090 on: July 19, 2014, 07:17:58 PM »
Girls are reaching puberty at younger and younger ages. When you start to develop at a young age, it is humiliating and you really hate your body. Now, I don't think that men should blind themselves. Nor do I think women should go around wearing the tightest and smallest clothing possible. But I do think that men need to take into account the fact that by telling women that *they* are the cause when a man stumbles, they are teaching women to be ashamed. A ten year old girl that wears a C cup has enough issues without being told that she is a brazen hussy for wearing a shirt that shows her neck, or is slightly form fitting.

I recall vividly being chastised as a 13 year old girl for dressing inappropriately because of my figure at a church youth event by an older woman. I was just borrowing the clothing of a friend that wore the same size clothing. This is something teen girls have done for as long as I can recall. The problem was that she actually *had* the figure of a 13 year old, and I didn't. That moment was one of the most humiliating experiences of my life. Because of my figure I was labeled as "slut" by women that should have been supportive and loving of me. I was trying to wear clothing for teenage girls, and it wasn't working. Our eldest daughter is having similar issues. So instead of trying to get her to wear teen clothes, we just skipped to women's XS. Teen clothing won't accommodate a figure, so it is TIGHT. Women's clothing has some ease, so it is better for a young girl with a figure.
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1091 on: July 19, 2014, 07:20:30 PM »
Vests- yeah not going to happen. I have some self respect, not much but enough.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1093 on: July 19, 2014, 07:31:09 PM »
Well, I am a 40 D with an hour glass figure. It would set some guys off. Big time.

This brings back the somewhat odd memory of when I asked my substitute teacher in 7th grade to marry me and even got on one knee with my mom's ring (which I stole the same morning). Needless to say, I got in big trouble; yet at the same time, my Middle School legacy was defined.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1094 on: July 19, 2014, 07:32:13 PM »
Really, what the heck am I reading?  You guys have out-YiM'd YiM. 
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1095 on: July 19, 2014, 07:34:15 PM »
Girls are reaching puberty at younger and younger ages. When you start to develop at a young age, it is humiliating and you really hate your body. Now, I don't think that men should blind themselves. Nor do I think women should go around wearing the tightest and smallest clothing possible. But I do think that men need to take into account the fact that by telling women that *they* are the cause when a man stumbles, they are teaching women to be ashamed. A ten year old girl that wears a C cup has enough issues without being told that she is a brazen hussy for wearing a shirt that shows her neck, or is slightly form fitting.

I recall vividly being chastised as a 13 year old girl for dressing inappropriately because of my figure at a church youth event by an older woman. I was just borrowing the clothing of a friend that wore the same size clothing. This is something teen girls have done for as long as I can recall. The problem was that she actually *had* the figure of a 13 year old, and I didn't. That moment was one of the most humiliating experiences of my life. Because of my figure I was labeled as "slut" by women that should have been supportive and loving of me. I was trying to wear clothing for teenage girls, and it wasn't working. Our eldest daughter is having similar issues. So instead of trying to get her to wear teen clothes, we just skipped to women's XS. Teen clothing won't accommodate a figure, so it is TIGHT. Women's clothing has some ease, so it is better for a young girl with a figure.

Adolescents can be cruel to an overly attractive young female--especially males.

Sometimes when I reminisce back upon how much we ogled at & haplessly flirted with the girl who got held back and was thus older and more physically developed than the rest of the females in 7th-8th grade.

I wonder if the other females were cruel to her.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1096 on: July 19, 2014, 07:34:37 PM »
Girls are reaching puberty at younger and younger ages. When you start to develop at a young age, it is humiliating and you really hate your body. Now, I don't think that men should blind themselves. Nor do I think women should go around wearing the tightest and smallest clothing possible. But I do think that men need to take into account the fact that by telling women that *they* are the cause when a man stumbles, they are teaching women to be ashamed. A ten year old girl that wears a C cup has enough issues without being told that she is a brazen hussy for wearing a shirt that shows her neck, or is slightly form fitting.

I recall vividly being chastised as a 13 year old girl for dressing inappropriately because of my figure at a church youth event by an older woman. I was just borrowing the clothing of a friend that wore the same size clothing. This is something teen girls have done for as long as I can recall. The problem was that she actually *had* the figure of a 13 year old, and I didn't. That moment was one of the most humiliating experiences of my life. Because of my figure I was labeled as "slut" by women that should have been supportive and loving of me. I was trying to wear clothing for teenage girls, and it wasn't working. Our eldest daughter is having similar issues. So instead of trying to get her to wear teen clothes, we just skipped to women's XS. Teen clothing won't accommodate a figure, so it is TIGHT. Women's clothing has some ease, so it is better for a young girl with a figure.

When I was 13, I can remember my mom giving me some of her old clothes she had saved when she was newly married. They fit me wonderfully. And they were Misses, not teen sizes. I started wearing Misses sizes 10s and 12s as a 13 year old.
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Translated from the Russian by E. Kadloubovksy and G.E.H. Palmer, Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1992 printing.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1097 on: July 19, 2014, 07:35:07 PM »
Really, what the heck am I reading?  You guys have out-YiM'd YiM. 
I don't know.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1098 on: July 19, 2014, 07:36:42 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

School gym was the worst. The boys lined up on the side of the track to watch me jog so they could heckle me. No wonder I skipped gym every-freaking-day I was in middle and high school. I didn't have that option in grade school.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1099 on: July 19, 2014, 07:36:56 PM »
Really, what the heck am I reading?  You guys have out-YiM'd YiM. 

Maybe we should have a private woman's forum.
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1100 on: July 19, 2014, 07:38:28 PM »
Really, what the heck am I reading?  You guys have out-YiM'd YiM. 

Well this thread has certainly taken a peculiarly bizarre turn for the worst, even by my standards. We have people arguing over back flesh, Maria boasting about her body in an eerily attractive way, LBK and Kelly ganging up on people again, photo albums of fat people in swimwear (Vamrat may like to see that btw), and then me rambling off about my seemingly meaningless escapades during middle school.

This thread certainly does make us appear crazy (ier) than usual to the onlooking visitors.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1101 on: July 19, 2014, 07:39:28 PM »
Nah, I think most women that are regular posters on here would miss the completely non-sexual male interaction. Because any woman that can tough it out on this site enjoys going toe to toe in a debate like a man. ;)

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1102 on: July 19, 2014, 07:40:56 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

It is the Jockey packaging that drives me crazy with those male models.  :'( My husband has me buy his underwear as he will not go into a store, so I have to look at the package and make sure I get the right size. Once I just grabbed, but then had to return the package because it was the wrong size and style. It was double jeopardy. i had to go back, and ask the kind gentleman to help me find the right package.
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1103 on: July 19, 2014, 07:41:02 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

Yeah and that isn't no fun either. Every morning during private school they would have every male stand and lift up his jacket while a female student went around to examine that each of our shirts were tucked in and that we had a belt. It felt strange to say in the least, especially for pubescent boys fighting off the morning wood.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1104 on: July 19, 2014, 07:41:54 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

It is the Jockey packaging that drives me crazy with those male models.  :'( My husband has me buy his underwear as he will not go into a store, so I have to look at the package and make sure I get the right size. Once I just grabbed, but then had to return the package because it was the wrong size and style. It was double jeopardy. i had to go back, and ask the kind gentleman to help me find the right package.

Is this real life?
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1105 on: July 19, 2014, 07:42:15 PM »
Really, what the heck am I reading?  You guys have out-YiM'd YiM. 

Well this thread has certainly taken a peculiarly bizarre turn for the worst, even by my standards. We have people arguing over back flesh, Maria boasting about her body in an eerily attractive way, LBK and Kelly ganging up on people again, photo albums of fat people in swimwear (Vamrat may like to see that btw), and then me rambling off about my seemingly meaningless escapades during middle school.

This thread certainly does make us appear crazy (ier) than usual to the onlooking visitors.

James,

It wasn't that long ago you were enviously watching frogs having sex.  I wouldn't talk about Vamrat if I were you.  And I wouldn't talk about Kelly if I were you.  Or really anyone else.  
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1106 on: July 19, 2014, 07:42:43 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

It is the Jockey packaging that drives me crazy with those male models.  :'( My husband has me buy his underwear as he will not go into a store, so I have to look at the package and make sure I get the right size. Once I just grabbed, but then had to return the package because it was the wrong size and style. It was double jeopardy. i had to go back, and ask the kind gentleman to help me find the right package.

Is this real life?

If it's a dream it must be drug induced. 
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1107 on: July 19, 2014, 07:43:32 PM »
Really, what the heck am I reading?  You guys have out-YiM'd YiM. 

Well this thread has certainly taken a peculiarly bizarre turn for the worst, even by my standards. We have people arguing over back flesh, Maria boasting about her body in an eerily attractive way, LBK and Kelly ganging up on people again, photo albums of fat people in swimwear (Vamrat may like to see that btw), and then me rambling off about my seemingly meaningless escapades during middle school.

This thread certainly does make us appear crazy (ier) than usual to the onlooking visitors.

James,

It wasn't that long ago you were enviously watching frogs having sex.  I wouldn't talk about Vamrat if I were you.  And I wouldn't talk about Kelly if I were you.  Or really anyone else.  

Hey, I'm the worst of the bunch. The aforementioned have nothing on me. Although they are still fun to tease just as I take teasing :)

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1108 on: July 19, 2014, 07:43:44 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

Yeah and that isn't no fun either. Every morning during private school they would have every male stand and lift up his jacket while a female student went around to examine that each of our shirts were tucked in and that we had a belt. It felt strange to say in the least, especially for pubescent boys fighting off the morning wood.

Whoever came up with that idea was an idiot. Having teens examine teens is just stupid.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1109 on: July 19, 2014, 07:45:56 PM »
Nah, I think most women that are regular posters on here would miss the completely non-sexual male interaction. Because any woman that can tough it out on this site enjoys going toe to toe in a debate like a man. ;)

You are right. If we had a woman's forum, it would end up being a daily chicken fight.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1110 on: July 19, 2014, 07:47:29 PM »


Is this real life?

If it's a dream it must be drug induced. 

Now this dialog would ideally fit into a woman's chicken fight.
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1111 on: July 19, 2014, 07:48:20 PM »
Nah, I think most women that are regular posters on here would miss the completely non-sexual male interaction. Because any woman that can tough it out on this site enjoys going toe to toe in a debate like a man. ;)

You are right. If we had a woman's forum, it would end up being a daily chicken fight.

Cluck, cluck, cluck, be gok.

We just need a strong, male figure to guide us.

Countdown until James volunteers...
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1112 on: July 19, 2014, 07:48:29 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

It is the Jockey packaging that drives me crazy with those male models.  :'( My husband has me buy his underwear as he will not go into a store, so I have to look at the package and make sure I get the right size. Once I just grabbed, but then had to return the package because it was the wrong size and style. It was double jeopardy. i had to go back, and ask the kind gentleman to help me find the right package.

The original poster spoke of passing glances. The reality is that every woman will have passing glances every so often. We just don't make a huge-freaking-deal out of it.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1113 on: July 19, 2014, 07:48:58 PM »
Nah, I think most women that are regular posters on here would miss the completely non-sexual male interaction. Because any woman that can tough it out on this site enjoys going toe to toe in a debate like a man. ;)

You are right. If we had a woman's forum, it would end up being a daily chicken fight.

Cluck, cluck, cluck, be gok.

We just need a strong, male figure to guide us.

Countdown until James volunteers...

Bwahahahahhahahha!

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1114 on: July 19, 2014, 07:49:50 PM »
Nah, I think most women that are regular posters on here would miss the completely non-sexual male interaction. Because any woman that can tough it out on this site enjoys going toe to toe in a debate like a man. ;)

You are right. If we had a woman's forum, it would end up being a daily chicken fight.

Cluck, cluck, cluck, be gok.

We just need a strong, male figure to guide us.

Countdown until James volunteers...

Well, you took the fun out of it, but yeah, I was going to volunteer...

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1115 on: July 19, 2014, 07:50:54 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

It is the Jockey packaging that drives me crazy with those male models.  :'( My husband has me buy his underwear as he will not go into a store, so I have to look at the package and make sure I get the right size. Once I just grabbed, but then had to return the package because it was the wrong size and style. It was double jeopardy. i had to go back, and ask the kind gentleman to help me find the right package.

Is this a joke?  Your husband has agoraphobia?

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1116 on: July 19, 2014, 07:51:35 PM »
Nah, I think most women that are regular posters on here would miss the completely non-sexual male interaction. Because any woman that can tough it out on this site enjoys going toe to toe in a debate like a man. ;)

You are right. If we had a woman's forum, it would end up being a daily chicken fight.

Cluck, cluck, cluck, be gok.

We just need a strong, male figure to guide us.

Countdown until James volunteers...

Bwahahahahhahahha!


James for mod of the private woman's forum.
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1117 on: July 19, 2014, 07:52:32 PM »
For those of you who know me on Facebook and have thus seen my mother, is it shameful and wrong that growing up I was always somewhat embarrassed of my mother due to her young age and figure? Everyone I knew thought she was my sister or a younger aunt. Having what many people considered an attractive mother made life a bit bizarre for me.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1118 on: July 19, 2014, 07:53:35 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

It is the Jockey packaging that drives me crazy with those male models.  :'( My husband has me buy his underwear as he will not go into a store, so I have to look at the package and make sure I get the right size. Once I just grabbed, but then had to return the package because it was the wrong size and style. It was double jeopardy. i had to go back, and ask the kind gentleman to help me find the right package.

Is this a joke?  Your husband has agoraphobia?

No, he just doesn't like the experience he had when several fat women elbowed his way out of line. They just had to be first in line, so they pushed him out of the line. For some reason, most of the women seem to do the shopping at our local JC Penneys.
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1119 on: July 19, 2014, 07:54:07 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

It is the Jockey packaging that drives me crazy with those male models.  :'( My husband has me buy his underwear as he will not go into a store, so I have to look at the package and make sure I get the right size. Once I just grabbed, but then had to return the package because it was the wrong size and style. It was double jeopardy. i had to go back, and ask the kind gentleman to help me find the right package.

Is this a joke?  Your husband has agoraphobia?

I doubt it's agoraphobia as much as it's that many men simply don't like shopping for clothing.

I hate shopping for pants and jeans. Finding a size that isn't too long is extraordinarily hard given my short stature. I average a 29/30 30/30 and its probably the rarest size to find.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1120 on: July 19, 2014, 07:55:06 PM »
For those of you who know me on Facebook and have thus seen my mother, is it shameful and wrong that growing up I was always somewhat embarrassed of my mother due to her young age and figure? Everyone I knew thought she was my sister or a younger aunt. Having what many people considered an attractive mother made life a bit bizarre for me.

You were envied, that is all.

Many young boys would love to have an attractive mom, not one with curlers in her hair at 12 noon.
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1121 on: July 19, 2014, 07:58:23 PM »
And if a lady's button offend you, cut it off. For it is better for her to lose the button, than to tempt you with lust and lose her soul.

LOL

Is this Rachel, whom Mor adores? Warning = sure to offend

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ladies-ditch-bra-1

Her buttons are showing.

Not Rachel and not offended.

I would feel embarrassed walking around that way. :facepalm:

I'm sure others would have some strong feelings about it as well.

Well, I am a 40 D with an hour glass figure. It would set some guys off. Big time.

Sorry, that is a TMI, but now you know why I make my own blouses.

Actress Soleil Moon Frye (Punky Brewster) had bust reduction surgery due to chronic back pain from her large bust.

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1122 on: July 19, 2014, 08:00:34 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

It is the Jockey packaging that drives me crazy with those male models.  :'( My husband has me buy his underwear as he will not go into a store, so I have to look at the package and make sure I get the right size. Once I just grabbed, but then had to return the package because it was the wrong size and style. It was double jeopardy. i had to go back, and ask the kind gentleman to help me find the right package.

Is this a joke?  Your husband has agoraphobia?

No, he just doesn't like the experience he had when several fat women elbowed his way out of line. They just had to be first in line, so they pushed him out of the line. For some reason, most of the women seem to do the shopping at our local JC Penneys.

He has a fear of fat women - hondrogynophobia....

hondros = fat; gyno = woman; phobia = fear

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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1123 on: July 19, 2014, 08:03:04 PM »
For those of you who know me on Facebook and have thus seen my mother, is it shameful and wrong that growing up I was always somewhat embarrassed of my mother due to her young age and figure? Everyone I knew thought she was my sister or a younger aunt. Having what many people considered an attractive mother made life a bit bizarre for me.

No, it isn't shameful or wrong. It would be very confusing, bordering upon humiliating to hear your friends talk about your mother being attractive. It isn't jealousy either, it is just teen boys that don't know how to behave properly. How exactly is one to respond to "Dude, your mom is HOT!" Would you thank them? Nah. Would you agree with them? No, that would be creepy. I figure you would just kind of laugh, and try to change the subject.

Right now most of my kids' friends think I am scary, which is fine with me :D

Not to be argumentative, but a D cup is actually not that large in the grade scope of things. Society at large evens out to around a 34DD now.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/24/bra-size-survey_n_3645267.html
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Re: Head coverings, modesty, and the weakness of me
« Reply #1124 on: July 19, 2014, 08:05:11 PM »
I suppose we could chat instead about the problems men have with visible packages, or hiding their tush. Because women *do* look, even if for just a moment.

It is the Jockey packaging that drives me crazy with those male models.  :'( My husband has me buy his underwear as he will not go into a store, so I have to look at the package and make sure I get the right size. Once I just grabbed, but then had to return the package because it was the wrong size and style. It was double jeopardy. i had to go back, and ask the kind gentleman to help me find the right package.

Is this a joke?  Your husband has agoraphobia?

No, he just doesn't like the experience he had when several fat women elbowed his way out of line. They just had to be first in line, so they pushed him out of the line. For some reason, most of the women seem to do the shopping at our local JC Penneys.

He has a fear of fat women - hondrogynophobia....

hondros = fat; gyno = woman; phobia = fear

Stop playing an armchair shrink.

He does not have any fears. He would not prefer to fight with an obese hunk of flesh.
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