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    Nils Pickert's five-year-old son likes to wear dresses, and given how closed-minded people can be, Nils wanted to make sure that he grows up with a strong, positive role model. So he did what any mind-bogglingly incredible dad would do: he started wearing skirts himself.



    My five year old son likes to wear dresses. In Berlin Kreuzberg that alone would be enough to get into conversation with other parents. Is it wise or ridiculous? "Neither one nor the other!ď I still want to shout back at them. But sadly they canít hear me any more. Because by now I live in a small town in South Germany. Not even a hundred thousand inhabitants, very traditional, very religious. Plainly motherland. Here the partiality of my son are not only a subject for parents, they are a town wide issue. And I did my bit for that to happen...

    I didnít want to talk my son into not wearing dresses and skirts. He didnít make friends in doing that in Berlin already and after a lot of contemplation I had only one option left: To broaden my shoulders for my little buddy and dress in a skirt myself. After all you canít expect a child at pre-school age to have the same ability to assert themselves as an adult. Completely without role model. And so I became that role model...

    Being all stressed out, because of the moving I forgot to notify the nursery-school teachers to have an eye on my boy not being laughed at because of his fondness of dresses and skirts. Shortly after moving he didnít dare to go to nursery-school wearing a skirt or a dress any more. And looking at me with big eyes he asked: ďDaddy, when are you going to wear a skirt again?Ē...

    To this very day Iím thankful for that women, that stared at us on the street until she ran face first into a street light. My son was roaring with laugher. And the next day he fished out a dress from the depth of his wardrobe. At first only for the weekend. Later also for nursery-school.

    And whatís the little guy doing by now? Heís painting his fingernails. He thinks it looks pretty on my nails, too. Heís simply smiling, when other boys (and itís nearly always boys) want to make fun of him and says: ďYou only donít dare to wear skirts and dresses because your dads donít dare to either.Ē Thatís how broad his own shoulders have become by now. And all thanks to daddy in a skirt.
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    I'm at a loss for adjectives
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elwood P. View Post
    I'm at a loss for adjectives
    glad to see I'm not alone...
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    "I didnít want to talk my son into not wearing dresses and skirts."

    maybe, just maybe, you should have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by It's Mike View Post
    "I didn’t want to talk my son into not wearing dresses and skirts."

    maybe, just maybe, you should have.
    Apparently that's not how it is anymore...



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    My kid likes to get drop his pants, bend over and pretend to talk from his bunghole. I don't want him to feel weird about it, so I do it with him. I'm the greatest dad in the universe.
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    Will he tell the kids at school to kick his ass after the son has been beaten down for wearing dresses?
    "I respect that youre passionate about this but what your saying is complete idiocy..." - MF5150 on McDonald's "preying" on young kids.

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    have you seen one of Brad Pitt's daughters? wears boys clothes and hair cuts and you see paparazzi photos where the toys she carries are swords and guns....not handbags and princess wands for her

    hard line to draw from accepting your kid as is and trying to encourage them to be the people you think they should be

    I doubt this is something this boy would grow out of

    but look at Eddie Izzard...straight man ( I think) who on occasion wears women's clothes in his act...and not as a gimmick

    although now that his career is more mainstream, you seldom see him in full face makeup and heels

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    Even David Beckham has been seen out and about in a sarong!

    The thing we need to remember is that fashions go in cycles - it was only comparatively recently that men stopped wearing fancy clothes, wigs and make-up...It may only be a matter of time before they're doing so again!
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    Quote Originally Posted by It's Mike View Post
    "I didnít want to talk my son into not wearing dresses and skirts."



    maybe, just maybe, you should have.

    And then again, maybe not. I have a friend who is a hermaphrodite. "Her" mom forced her to wear dresses when she was young. She's way more masculine than feminine. Her biology caused enough confusion. The social construct of gender simply exacerbated her confusion...

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    Yeah, that kid is up for twelve years of hell called "public school".

    Way to go dad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VegasVic View Post
    My kid likes to get drop his pants, bend over and pretend to talk from his bunghole. I don't want him to feel weird about it, so I do it with him. I'm the greatest dad in the universe.
    It is what it is

    I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said

    I could tell that my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cdnangel View Post
    And then again, maybe not. I have a friend who is a hermaphrodite. "Her" mom forced her to wear dresses when she was young. She's way more masculine than feminine. Her biology caused enough confusion. The social construct of gender simply exacerbated her confusion...
    and if this kid is a hermaphrodite then this is a different discussion but if he's not then i think this father just set his kid up for a childhood of hell. My son wears my wife's shoes sometimes in the house, he thinks it's hilarious. He was not wearing those shoes at school today.

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    Dad is not thinking straight here. It should be obvious (I am nowhere near the sharpest knife in the block) to him that his son is heading down a path that he (the father) needs to ensure the child is set up for very soon. The amount of cruelty and stupidity this child will be subjected too is not going to be easy on him overall and has a very good chance of doing some permanent harm....
    It is what it is

    I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said

    I could tell that my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    Yeah, that kid is up for twelve years of hell called "public school".

    Way to go dad.
    I've thought about it some more and have changed my opinion on the subject.

    The father is a fucking idiot of epic proportions.
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