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Unread 02-12-2011, 05:55 AM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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Why does this bother you so much? If you're a gal it just means your SO is less likely to be distracted by other women .
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Unread 02-12-2011, 06:02 AM
 
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Why does this bother you so much? If you're a gal it just means your SO is less likely to be distracted by other women .
I think it's just a matter of some men thinking up news reasons as to why they fall short when it comes to women.
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Unread 02-12-2011, 07:02 AM
 
Location: The Hall of Justice
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It's 20 degrees out. I'm not wearing a skirt when it's 20 degrees out. No, not even with flannel petticoats like they did in Little House on the Prairie. If that means I'm not feminine, oh well.
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Unread 02-13-2011, 09:40 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles California
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At one time it was practically taken for granted that if a woman didn't wear makeup she was a lesbian. Today many women don't wear makeup. While most are not lesbian it is proof that lesbianism via feminism has had a profound impact on the general culture. The whole mentality of "I don't need to look good for men" is lesbian in nature even if many hetrosexual women think this way too now.

Is there still such a thing as a "lipstick lesbian"? Even in this era when even most straight women don't bother to wear lipstick? (a real shame IMO).
Wow- The lack of makeup in women has NOTHING to do with lesbianism, but sheer laziness of American women.
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Unread 02-13-2011, 11:48 PM
 
Location: CT
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Wow- The lack of makeup in women has NOTHING to do with lesbianism, but sheer laziness of American women.
It has nothing to do with laziness either. Maybe some of us don't like to wear makeup all the time. Seriously, people try to convince you you look ugly if you don't wear it, other than for special occasions I don't bother with it so much, I still look cute. Most people look fine without makeup, but it's nice to have too and if people love to wear it or feel they need it that's fine too.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 03:39 AM
 
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Wow- The lack of makeup in women has NOTHING to do with lesbianism, but sheer laziness of American women.
So, it's sheer laziness that you don't wear makeup? Or do you?
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Unread 02-14-2011, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Up in the air
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Okay here's a question? What's with the hipster freaks wearing their sisters jeans and dressing like morons? I understand there will always be some sort of counter-culture movement, and the next generation will try to be different than generations previous.
However, this current look of wearing super skinny jeans, coupled with the ridiculous hairstyles, is making our men look like idiots.
In my opinion this is disturbing.
I have a few friends who are the stereotypical 'hipster freaks' and you know what's funny?? They get more tail than the bros and 'tough guys' that I know.

Personally, I would take a guy in overly tight jeans over a guy in baggy crotch at the knee pants any day.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 11:46 AM
 
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A woman not wearing makeup is not lesbian in nature nor in concept--being a lesbian has to do with sexual orientation, not gender nor sex, or even feminism--nor does it speak to laziness on the part of any woman in any country.

Want to know why I don't wear makeup? B/c I look *ridiculous* with it on during the day and b/c it is extremely impractical, which is why I save it for evening and/or important occasions. That way, it makes more of an impact when I do wear it.

Moreover, it's morbidly humid and hotter than hell most of the time where I live and, despite claims of makeup that is sweatproof, waterproof, etc., I have yet to find ANY makeup that will stay on while I am swimming, running, working out, etc. Not to mention how unbelievably uncomfortable it is; it feels like I am wearing a mask. It also makes me unbelievably self conscious: I have to be sure not to scratch my eyes, touch my face, that it is staying in place, etc. I will be damned that that--rather than the substantial tasks that I want to accomplish on a daily basis and over the course of my lifetime--would ever be what is important to me, or to anyone with whom I choose to surround myself, men included. Besides, how exactly is a guy supposed to kiss me or get near me if he is going to get smeared by something or smear something (and, thus, destroy the illusion that attracted him in the first place)? Not to mention, it destroys the spontaneity of what makes falling and being in love fun! It seems ridiculous to me to attract a guy with makeup that paradoxically prevents him from really knowing me or impedes him to be physical with me in any way.

Quite frankly, when I don't wear makeup (or a skirt, or heels), I find that I am able to accomplish more of the things that I set out to accomplish in life; in fact, I am able to focus on life itself rather than being constantly obsessed with myself (or, at least, my appearance). Dresses, skirts, heels, makeup, etc. make women into mannequins, with all of the inherent lack of comfort and mobility.

I am what I do and accomplish, not how I look while doing it. If I were worried about how I looked, I wouldn't get anything done.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Cumberland Co., TN
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Wow- The lack of makeup in women has NOTHING to do with lesbianism, but sheer laziness of American women.

Tell me again why women should even wear make-up.
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Unread 02-14-2011, 03:58 PM
 
Location: State of General Disarray
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Tell me again why women should even wear make-up.
Because our society and the mass media tells you that, as a female, you should not feel comfortable with your true appearance and that you absolutely must put on an artificial face each time you go out the door. If you don't, you will repel members of the opposite sex, be laughed at by members of your own sex, frighten children and babies, and cause the Apocalypse. Duh.
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