Funny and really good blog on breastfeeding in public.

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  1. Dogdragoness

    Dogdragoness Happy Spring!!!!

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    Oh I have gotten dirty looks because of my tattoos before ... & two of them were from my own parents back when I first got them. But it. doesnt. bother. me. People can give me dirty looks all they want & dirty looks are dirty looks ... thereis nothing they can do beyond glaring at me, I just smirk BACK at THEM. I actually like that my tattoos offend them.

    Its just not BF mothers (though I havent seen one in a long long time so there has been no glaring anyway) glaring is just something I use to keep people away from me.

    Luckily I dont go into public very often & when I do I usually stare clear of people anyway. so the likelyhood of me noticing a BF mother is slim to none, coupled with the fact that this is a very concervative town & thus not many people do it anyway. I have not actively demeaned any BF mother because I havent been exposed to it. I guess its the thought of something touching me there that makes it so gross to me ... I dont even like my clothes touching my boobs & nipples, the thought makes my stomach queasy ... I just dont like the sensation.
     
  2. LauraLeigh

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    This thread made my head hurt... Just saying...
     
  3. Laurelin

    Laurelin I'm All Ears

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    I am honestly trying to say this in the nicest way possible but maybe you would have less issue with other people/society if you didn't try to intimidate
    them and offend them? I don't really understand why you'd want to offend everyone? You just seem very bitter and that's a very sad way to live.

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  4. Dogdragoness

    Dogdragoness Happy Spring!!!!

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    Then with that I bow out of this thread & when I need advice on anything else ... I will ask elsewhere.

    I'm out, you people can start celebrating now, not that I care because I can assure you that I dont & I dont say things to get a rise out of people, I just have an opinion & I express it. simple as that.
     
  5. Beanie

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    And yet you complain when a breastfeeding mom is "in your face" about breastfeeding. Maybe they like that breastfeeding offends you. Why is that a problem if it's okay for you to be proud of offending somebody else?


    Again, I SINCERELY suggest you get talented professional psychological help.
     
  6. Tortilla

    Tortilla Blonde Raccoon

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    Glaring entails looking. Here's an idea: try looking away.
     
  7. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    I think you're trying to convince yourself you don't care, because you DO. Its obvious that you DO.
     
  8. AdrianneIsabel

    AdrianneIsabel Glutton for Crazy

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    I hate when people are so obsessed with what others think of them that they tattoo themselves hoping it causes a reaction.

    Your body is yours, if you want to alter it do it but do it for you, not others.
     
  9. Danefied

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    I can assure you that Bfeeding moms aren't Bfeeding to get a rise out of you. They just have a hungry baby and they feed the baby, simple as that.
     
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    Julee UNSTOPPABLE

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    I've been trying to formulate this sentence all day.
     
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    eddieq Silence! I ban you! Staff Member

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    I've never made it a secret that I don't care for tattoos. It's not something I find attractive, especially when it's "all over". That's just me, though. You know what, though - if you want to tattoo every square centimeter of your body, have at it. It won't offend me. I may formulate my own opinions about you based on it, but I won't tell you to stay home or to cover up before coming outside.

    We all need to get a grip. Nobody has the right to not be offended. And if you are offended by something, you have every right to express your opinion about it. Just don't be a dick about it.
     
  12. Paige

    Paige Let it be

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    Or be a dick but don't be surprised when people strongly dislike you for your rudeness.
     
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    Dizzy Sit! Good dog.

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    Well its no secret I like boobs and tattoos :D

    Boing Boing Boing!
     
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    Paige Let it be

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    Likewise Dizzy. Boobs and tattoos can be all up in my face whenever, where ever.
     
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    ^This.

    Free speech isn't an excuse to be nasty or rude to people.
     
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    If mothers are breastfeeding in public here, they must doing it in a way that I don't notice. If I saw anything, I would pretend not to notice. I really don't understand why some people are so bothered by breastfeeding in public. I might be a little uncomfortable about seeing it because I'm not used to it. However, breastfeeding is better for babies and I would rather mothers breastfeed.

    What does "NIP" stand for?
     
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  17. JessLough

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    Nursing In Public ;)
     
  18. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    It's such a funny fitting coincidence that Nursing In Public shortened is NIP :rofl1:
     
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    I think I've only noticed people breast feeding in public a handful of times. It never occurred to me to be offended, it's just like seeing someone with a red shirt or someone ruffling through their purse. It's a non-issue for me, and it's hard to imagine people have problems with it.
     
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    I wish I wouldve gotten some pics of me nursing Cian in a carrier.....while pushing Lilah in a swing and playing fetch with Marley ;)
     

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