|Shown just about actual size.|
|For the record, I'm fine with curves.|
|Here they are again. They haven't gotten any longer.|
The thing is, almost nobody can wear shorts like these. Including 9 out of 10 people who actually wear them. This is the tenth person:
|Male readers: She's not into you. Trust me.|
These are the other nine:
Note: No matter which type of body my child ends up with - and it matters not one bit which she ends up with, as long as she's happy and healthy - she is never going out in public in those shorts. Not while she's living under my roof, not after she moves out and makes her own decisions, not as long as I can somehow contact her from beyond the grave. As a mother, I won't let someone I love desecrate the temple of her body by making it look that slutty and/or hideous.
I said I wished I could wear them. I didn't say I would.
I've seen young women wearing shorts like these over leggings or tights so that their ass cheeks weren't blushing for all the world to see. That fashion choice doesn't really placate me. I think the only way I'd let PDaughter rock that look was if she were wearing them over an entirely separate pair of pants. Preferably made of heavy canvas and embroidered with the Lord's Prayer. And covered by a knee-length shirt.
|Oh, dear. I think my hair just |
spontaneously went up in a bun.
|Based purely on unscientific observations, you understand.|
Or better yet, I'll say sure...but only if I get to wear them, too. Out in public, at her side, preferably to a PTA meeting.
|Or the skating rink.|
(True story: I owned those exact skates.)