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Old 03-29-2016, 06:24 PM
 
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I thought the original poster is a gay male, maybe I am mistaken.
Gay males don't usually talk about their future wives. But maybe I'm the one who is mistaken!

I know plenty of straight men who occasionally wear pink (lavender, etc.) shirts. I saw a lot of them at church on Easter.
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Old 03-29-2016, 06:36 PM
 
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You can think that if you want, but if you actually have a baby, try it and keep track of the comments you get. I think you will be surprised how strictly people adhere to gender stereotypes.
I stopped considering it a stereotype after I actually had a baby and realized that it's just practical. In lieu of a sign that says "boy." Babies all look alike.
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Old 03-29-2016, 06:56 PM
 
Location: The point of no return, er, NorCal
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While it is a long way out if/when me and my future wife have a baby boy since I am not married yet, I was wondering, should we buy pink clothes for a potential future baby boy? Pink is my signature color, and I would like my son to grow up to have pink as his favorite color like me buy buying him pink clothes.

As long as the clothing doesn't look girly, I would think it would be okay. Perhaps some little pink polo shirts would be fine.

What does anyone here think?
Um... this is bizarre. I love red; my husband loves red. It's our favorite color, and while our youngest has a lot of red clothing items, she has plenty of clothes that aren't red. She has a number of "boy" clothes and wears neutral pieces, sometimes dresses.

I guess I don't understand buying clothes of a specific color as a way to influence color preference?

As for your question, my son has worn dresses, shirts with ponies, pink, sparkles, polka dots, purple, etc. I'm fine with whatever if it's what he's into.
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Old 03-29-2016, 06:59 PM
 
Location: The point of no return, er, NorCal
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I wouldn't put an infant boy in pink for one simple reason - people will assume he is a girl. The problem is not that they will think it - I mean, who cares, all babies look unisex - but rather that when the person is told he's a boy they will be embarrassed. So I'd avoid pink at first because it will cause a lot of awkward social situations.
We get the "Aww! How old is he!?" all the time, from the time our youngest was a young baby. This is especially true when she wears unisex or "boy" clothes. And guess what? I give no ****s about it. She's beautiful. I'm not at all bothered by someone mistaking her for a boy.

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I stopped considering it a stereotype after I actually had a baby and realized that it's just practical. In lieu of a sign that says "boy." Babies all look alike.
Perhaps it's a matter of perception, but this is not the case for me. Even my babies looked different. My second daughter looks nothing like my oldest or my son. She looked nothing like them as a baby, either.
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Old 03-29-2016, 07:53 PM
 
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No, aside from social issues have you been in the baby clothing department ever?

There is not 1 single pink item that isn't 100% stereotypically girl.
If it is pink; it also has lace, ruffles, ribbons, butterflies, and "I love Glitter" written on it.

Perhaps you would like to have a daughter instead? Hope your issues are taken care of before she grows up to love blue and monster trucks.
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Old 03-29-2016, 08:54 PM
 
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While it is a long way out if/when me and my future wife have a baby boy since I am not married yet, I was wondering, should we buy pink clothes for a potential future baby boy? Pink is my signature color, and I would like my son to grow up to have pink as his favorite color like me buy buying him pink clothes.

As long as the clothing doesn't look girly, I would think it would be okay. Perhaps some little pink polo shirts would be fine.

What does anyone here think?
I think this is a fashion troll thread? DO you work for a fashion company?

No. Pink is a girl's color. Blue for boys. Every culture in the world follows this custom.
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Old 03-29-2016, 10:55 PM
 
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I dressed my boy in pink as well as all other colors, and he loves it. Green and pink are his favorite colors. Now he has two older sisters so lately he also likes to wear a dress. He rocks the look.

My Son Wears Dresses, and That's OK With Me

Your kid will let you know what they like, what they hate, and you'll be so tired this fetish for pink you have will be a distant memory. lol You'll still like pink but, you'll just be happy they are agreeing with you no matter what the topic is.

But I'm sure you'll find plenty of people in your future who don't mind pink, as long as you're a decent person. Good luck.
Is your son named Coy, by any chance?
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Old 03-30-2016, 07:50 AM
 
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While it is a long way out if/when me and my future wife have a baby boy since I am not married yet, I was wondering, should we buy pink clothes for a potential future baby boy? Pink is my signature color, and I would like my son to grow up to have pink as his favorite color like me buy buying him pink clothes.

As long as the clothing doesn't look girly, I would think it would be okay. Perhaps some little pink polo shirts would be fine.

What does anyone here think?

As long as you don't mind everyone calling him a girl. Nobody can tell what sex your son is until they're older and have hair, and even then, sometimes you can't. Heck, while you're at it, might as well call him by a girls' name if you're gonna wreck his psyche that badly. Talk about narcissistic.
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Old 03-30-2016, 08:01 AM
 
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Bizarre post, sure, but FWIW, no matter what colors my mom put my brother and I in, strangers in public still occasionally mistook us for the opposite sex. "Oh, he's so cute!" about baby me, even as I wore pink with a bow in my hair. "Look at her, so precious!" at my baby brother even when he wore a blue Giants outfit.

My mom is not the first person to say this, either. I have heard from many others with babies that people sometimes mistake their babies for being the opposite sex, even when wearing traditional "gender specific" colors.
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Old 03-30-2016, 08:39 AM
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While it is a long way out if/when me and my future wife have a baby boy since I am not married yet, I was wondering, should we buy pink clothes for a potential future baby boy? Pink is my signature color, and I would like my son to grow up to have pink as his favorite color like me buy buying him pink clothes.

As long as the clothing doesn't look girly, I would think it would be okay. Perhaps some little pink polo shirts would be fine.

What does anyone here think?
If you are okay with everyone saying, aw what a pretty little girl all the time I guess on your part it would be okay. I suggest going with blue for traditional sake. No sense dressing your boy like you are suggesting unless you just want to deal with all that hassle. Maybe you do?
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