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To The Girl Who Thinks Being Modest While Breastfeeding In Public Is Relevant & Calling Other Women 'Whores' Is OK

Love yourself and love what you believe, but do not push others to feel bad about what they are doing just because you disagree.


To start, I had no idea you could be "trashy" and "disrespectful to those around you" while taking care of your child and making sure their are getting the nutrients they need throughout the day. Mother's should not have to stop their lives to take care of their children. When a mother breastfeeds her child, she is not thinking about what others around her are thinking she is LITERALLY just feeding her child.

You would be disgusted if someone had their bare feet out on the table if you were out to eat at a restaurant because there is no reason for someone to have their bare feet out at a restaurant. You would be offended if someone was naked in public running around because they would be exposing themselves to you for no purpose other than exposing themselves. You would be disgusted at seeing a woman breast feeding a child while in public because society has, unfortunately, taught you that everyone else doing what they feel is natural and comfortable is not okay because you are offended by it. There are women who take care of their children despite what other people think about it being "purely immodest and disrespectful" because their intentions are to feed their child not check with you and make sure thats something you are okay with.

You said:

"If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?".

You so obviously state the issue with your entire argument here. We need to be less worried about other people and be more worried about ourselves. Who gave you the authority to judge what another person is wearing and decide that they are a slut? That person may feel confident and comfortable in their clothing. Do you really think a celebrity posting a nude photo doesn't expect that someone like you is going to judge it? They post it regardless because they are worried about their opinion on themselves, not your opinion of them. They may see that photo as a form of expression, freedom, or art. And most importantly, is everything that you do in public for someone else's approval?

Do you pick what you wear, say what you say, and act the way you do in public because you don't want to offend people? Being easily offended is a problem our society has, not breastfeeding immodestly. We should never look at a woman feeding her child and think of how trashy she is or how she should actually be worried about being modest. You may not want to breastfeed in pubic because YOU personally would want to be "more modest" about it, and thats totally fine. Even so, that doesn't mean that is the way everyone else has to do it. Not everyone is worried about what other people think of them. I am not being disrespectful because I am responding to you with my opinion, but you may take it that way if thats what you consider disrespect. If someone's actions or words are not targeting you for the sole purpose of harassing, hurting, or offending you, they are not being disrespectful. They are feeding their child and aren't thinking about whether or whether not other people care that their kid is hungry. I'm responding because I think your article's shows how easily offended our society has gotten. Love yourself and love what you believe, but do not push others to feel bad about what they are doing just because you disagree.

This is more about overall love and support for one another than just breastfeeding in public. It's obvious that your of judging people's lifestyles goes beyond breastfeeding. Your article about Ariana Grande where you say:

More like"break up with your girlfriend because I'm a whore." If that's the kind of attitude you have, stay away from me and my boyfriend because you're just a homewrecker. Sorry, not sorry."

Find the line between having an opinion and just outright attacking someone and telling them they are wrong because you disagree. We don't know what anyone but ourselves has been through, so we can't judge someone for living their life a certain way if they are not causing physical or emotional harm to us. I doubt Ariana's song was about your boyfriend or any man that you know personally, so I can't see why you think its alright to call her such a vicious name. This article is less about you and more about how we need to love each other more properly and not judge one another so harshly.

If you don't want to see someone doing something, just look away so neither of you have to feel uncomfortable for having differences in opinion. Me personally, I'm going to whip out my awesome life-giving breast at any moment my baby needs it when that day comes and let other girl's choose their sexual partners as they please. Love always.

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A list Of 15 Inspiring Words That Mean So Much

A single word can mean a lot.

Positivity is so important in life. A lot of times we always go to quotes for empowerment but I have realized that just one word can be just as powerful. Here is a list of inspiring words.

1. Worthy

Realizing your self-worth is important. Self-worth can really make or break a persons personality. Always know that you are worthy of respect. And also, never compare yourself to others.

2. Courage

Be courageous in life. Life has so many opportunities so do not be scared to grasp any opportunity that comes your way. You have the ability to do anything you have your heart and mind set to do, even the things that frighten you.

3. Enough

When you are feeling down and feeling that nothing you do is ever good enough, know that you are more than enough. And yes there is always room for improvement but when it comes to my self-worth I always have to remind myself that I am enough.

4. Blessed

Be thankful. A lot of times we forget how blessed we are. We focus so much on stress and the bad things that are going on in our lives that we tend to forget all of the beautiful things we have in life.

5. Focus

Focus on your goals, focus on positive things, and focus on the ones you love. Do not focus on things that will keep you from not reaching your goals and people that do not have good intentions for your life.

6. Laugh

Laughing is one of the best forms of medicine. Life is truly better with laughter.

7. Warrior

Through the good and the bad you are a warrior. Be strong, soldier.

8. Seek

Seek new things. Allow yourself to grow in life. Do not just be stuck.

9. Faith

During the bad times, no matter the circumstances, have faith that everything will be all right.

10. Live

Start living because life is honestly way too short. Live life the way you want to live. Do not let anyone try to control you.

11. Enjoy

Enjoy everything that life has to offer. Enjoy even the littlest of things because, as I said before, life is short. And plus, there is no time to live life with regrets.

12. Believe

Believe in yourself and never stop. Believing in yourself brings so many blessings and opportunities in your life.

13. Serendipity

A lot of times we look for things to fill an empty void that we have. Usually what we are looking for comes when we are not looking at all. Your serendipity will come.

14. Create

Share your ideas with the world. Creativity brings change to your life. However you chose to use your creativity do not be scared to show your intelligence, talent, and passion.

15. Love

The world is already full of so much hate, so love unconditionally with all your heart.

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11 Things You NEVER Say To A College Girl Trying To Get Into Shape

Just never talk about a person's weight.


When my family and friends joked that I was going to gain 15 pounds in my freshman year of college as a result of the "Freshman 15," I thought it was what it was supposed to be: a joke. However, as the year has come to an end, I realized that I actually did put on a couple of pounds, albeit it wasn't the predicted 15.

As I told those that I wanted to get into an ideal shape for my body, I was met with some insensitive and ignorant remarks. Everyone thought that I mean just losing the weight I had put on.

1. "You walk to all of your classes, why aren't you losing weight that way?"

My legs are more toned than they ever have been before. However, most of the weight I have been gaining has gone directly to my gut (annoying!) and walking does not remedy that. Unfortunately, I have to stick to ab workouts.

2. "But you look fine to me!"

I don't feel healthy to myself. I'm not trying to stay in shape for anyone else, just myself, thanks. I appreciate you trying to make me feel better about my body image but I know something has to be done.

3. "I didn't gain any weight in college."

Good for you. I did. I'm trying to do something about it.

4. "Just stop drinking."

I don't drink. Really, the only liquid I consume is water or iced tea. I don't like soda and alcohol makes me nauseous way too easily.

5. "Isn't the gym free on campus for students?"

Yes, but some people don't like working out in front of others. I am one of those people. My friend lives in an apartment complex that has their own gym and almost no one is ever there but not everyone has that luxury. Also, some are busy and do not have time for a quick jog or to stretch.

6. "You should try this diet/pills/exercise routine."

I am thankful that you are trying to help but my diet is just eating healthy and having a few cheat days in between. I know what exercises work best for me and I am just not taking pills. Bodies adjust differently.

7. "Don't starve/force yourself to throw up."

Trust me, I know. I'm trying to lose the weight healthily. If you do find yourself practicing unhealthy eating habits or realizing your body image is deteriorating, the NEDA Hotline is (800) 931-2237. Please reach out if you are going through hardships.

8. "Won't you have to buy a whole new wardrobe?"

If I drop (or even add) a size or two. We grow out and grow tired of clothes on the regular, what's the difference if you have to buy some because of a weight change? Plus, who doesn't love buying new clothes?

9. "Just eat healthier."

Didn't think of it! Options are limited at college where the dining halls don't offer all that much that is actually good for your body. Now that I'm at home, it's easier. But I'm already trying to eat healthy.

10. "You've evened out since the last time I saw you!"

This is code for you've put on some weight. I hear it mostly from older relatives because my friends will flat out tell me if I've gotten a little chunky.

11. "You're just stressed."

Personally, this one gets me livid. I do admit that when I am stressed or anxious, I do turn to food for comfort but when I am delighted and genuinely happy, will my body magically revert into a fit state?

Sadly, no.

Honestly, I am just trying to get my body back into shape. For me, that means cutting back on greasy foods and kicking a bad habit of sitting on my butt all day. For others, it could mean more or less. As long as your body is in good physical condition and you are content, the number on the scale and others' thoughts shouldn't matter. Take care of yourself.

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