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Mom Asks If It’s OK To Force Tomboy Daughter To Wear “Feminine” Clothes

Mom Asks If It’s OK To Force Tomboy Daughter To Wear “Feminine” Clothes

I used to battle with my mother over clothes all the time! I wanted to wear ripped jeans and flannel shirts and a dog collar and she wanted me to wear Laura Ashley. I think it’s incredibly typical to clash with a parent on style choices. Teenagers want to assert their independence, and one of the easiest ways to do so is to make decisions about fashion.

On Reddit, one mother is fighting with her tomboy daughter who refuses to dress in formal clothing for an upcoming wedding—and she’s worried if her demands aren’t fair. 

“Hi all. My family is Indian-American, but I like to think I am pretty progressive. I (40F) have a son (16M) and a daughter (15F). My daughter has started to become a tomboy over the last 2 years, despises feminine clothing and style. While it has definitely been an adjustment in my perception, I have always tried to be as supportive as possible, and have let her pick her own clothings, only eliminating anything that was graphic or inappropriate,” the OP…

Mom Asks If It’s Wrong To Force Her Tomboy Daughter To Wear “Feminine” Formal Clothes To A Wedding

I used to battle with my mother over clothes all the time! I wanted to wear ripped jeans and flannel shirts and a dog collar and she wanted me to wear Laura Ashley. I think it’s incredibly typical to clash with a parent on style choices.



Mom Asks If It’s OK To Force Tomboy Daughter To Wear “Feminine” Clothes

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