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Old 03-15-2015, 11:33 AM
 
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A lot of us would consider your viewpoint of "feminine" sort of out of touch with reality.

There is a "feminine" look, viewpoint, personality, etc. But being feminine is more of an inbred part of the total person. A person can be "feminine" while she is clad in overalls changing oil in the tractor.
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Old 03-15-2015, 12:07 PM
 
Location: Oakland, CA
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Do we mean looking feminine or acting feminine?

Anyway this actor has such a great perspective on this and feminism. Worth the read.
Terry Crews, the Feminist: "Millions Have Died Because of Male Pride" | Dame Magazine
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Old 03-15-2015, 12:11 PM
 
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This.. ^^^^^


KMB501 - You still didnt give your opinion on this. You talk about "society" and such then bring up something completely out of the ballpark from the past two centuries like feet binding and petticoats, but you dont give your opinion of what it is.

Raena77 totally nails it with her post. THAT is what is feminine.
Eh, I am very feminine and I don't do all that, there is no need in my opinion it comes naturally to most women.
This is purely my opinion and only pertains to me and Mr. CSD who says I am quite feminine as I am.
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Old 03-15-2015, 12:27 PM
 
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Don't need any fancy, frilly clothes.
Demeanor goes an awful long way.


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Old 03-15-2015, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Pa
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feminine - Dictionary Definition : Vocabulary.com
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Old 03-15-2015, 08:08 PM
 
Location: U.S.A., Earth
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Depends on the times and society. Something being lady-like... specifically, behavior, clothing, and looks that a man would be considered "odd" or "taboo" to pull off.

For example, crossing your legs in a specific way (I've seen men do this too, but women can do it that just looks good)

Wearing skirts, dresses, bikini.

Long hair, shaved legs, certain makeup.
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Old 03-15-2015, 09:40 PM
 
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A lot of us would consider your viewpoint of "feminine" sort of out of touch with reality.

There is a "feminine" look, viewpoint, personality, etc. But being feminine is more of an inbred part of the total person. A person can be "feminine" while she is clad in overalls changing oil in the tractor.
This is my take on it too.
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Old 03-16-2015, 05:52 AM
 
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I think that "Feminine" and "Dependent Female" has come to mean the same thing in today's world. Not all women want to be considered "dependent". I know that I don't.
I don't think they mean the same thing at all. I consider myself feminine but I support myself fully.
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Old 03-16-2015, 07:27 AM
 
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I don't think they mean the same thing at all. I consider myself feminine but I support myself fully.
Maybe it's a Southern thing. Some of the women around here STILL talk about "having a man to support them;" it makes me wonder if they are aware that women can actually do things, too. That was the main reason I rebelled against it as a child. I thought that if my body was to be taken as someone else's property if I looked cute, why do it?

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Old 03-16-2015, 07:31 AM
 
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There is feminine; then there's girly. One is not the same as the other, nor are both attractive.

Ever see a 40 year old woman who wears pigtails, sparkles and hot pink all of the time? Not cute. Ever see a younger woman dressed like she should star in Little House on The Prairie? Again, not cute.

You can be considered feminine and NOT be attractive as well.
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