Cassie Langstraat wrote:...I am getting the feeling they are worried I am going to ruin their wedding photos with the forests that are currently under my arms. .... I don't want to shave because that just like gives into the fucking annoying cultural standard that body hair is gross and will "ruin" an otherwise nice picture.
Cassie Langstraat wrote:It's not about me.
Cassie Langstraat wrote:They don't care that I don't shave, but like I am getting the feeling they are worried ...
So here's where I am confused. I don't want to shave because that just like gives into the fucking annoying cultural standard...
But also it's like, it's just body hair, and does it really matter if I shave to make my friends happy? ... I just want to be sensitive to all the bullshit surrounding woman's bodies and want to stick up for that, and for myself too.
Andrea Mondine wrote:
I think you should let us know what you decide. I'm sure you will be beautiful either way.
Karen Donnachaidh wrote:I think to ask her what her expectations of you are would save a lot of guessing and wondering on both of your parts. As you're going "should I/shouldn't I", she probably going "will she/won't she". You'll probably both be relieved, just ask.
Wow. I can't say I remember the last time I saw so many opinions on someone's personal grooming.
Colin Nelson wrote:The people who are most critical of body hair on women are women, from my experience.