(Closed) Just a little rant about modesty…

posted 7 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 3
27 posts
  • Wedding: May 2014

I completely agree with you!!  I grew up in a super religious family and got this lecture about keep men’s heart pure by not dressing immodestly!! To me it never made any sense,  I kept thinking how could it be my fault if some guy had not so good thoughts….no matter how I dressed!  Ugh drives me crazy to think that people push things like this!  

Post # 4
2755 posts
Sugar bee

Absolutely agree. People like to pull out the “modesty” card in cases of sexual assault/harassment, but excuse you – grandmothers in high-necked flannel nightgowns get raped, too. Men need to learn to control THEMSELVES. The idea that women should have to dress a certain way to keep men from going crazy does a huge disservice to MEN – it’s implying that they’re nothing but slop-brained morons who can’t control their thoughts or actions.

Post # 5
1729 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Omg please share the link. I’m intrigued.

Post # 6
1251 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2009

100% agree.

Post # 7
1024 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I agree with you 100%. With viewpoints like those, how are we ever going to achieve equality?

Post # 8
2555 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013


Post # 9
4690 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY


Post # 10
1281 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I have no problem with someone dressing “immodestly” if it has to do with their sense of style.  However, it IS sad to see people dress in a fashion that elicits attention due to low self-esteem or an attention-grabby nature.  

Post # 14
1860 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@BridieBea:  What.the.heck.   How is this even a real thing?!??

“Modesty: a way of living that women aspire to be” ???  Did you look at their other boards? “Swimming modestly”!!!

Ok, I could understand this if it were coming from women (sort of) – but a bunch of MEN sitting around telling women how to be more modest?? Shut up!!

Post # 15
268 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2014

I looked at the board for a about 5 seconds and my blood pressure is WAY up, grr!!  

Post # 16
1784 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

Yeesh.  I dress pretty modestly because that’s what’s comfortable for me, but a bunch of guys saying how girls should dress and act is really annoying.

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