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I Am a Tomboy

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    I'd gladly exchange shopping,

    make-overs, and a "mani-pedi" for sports, mud, and fun any day.
    Elly2020 Elly2020 13-15, F 5 Responses May 5

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    - I hate shopping. And I HATE trying on clothes

    at the shops. - I hate wearing dresses and never wear them unless it's school uniform or a formal dinner. - I only wear makeup for special occasions, and even then it's really light makeup. - Growing up, I played with toy cars, stuffed animals, and video games. Sometimes I...
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Here Is a List :

    List 1: I don't: 1. Apply make-up. 2. Wear skirts or gowns.( I have only 1 formal skirt that I have never used outside my house) 3. Talk about boys and other girls. 4. Enjoy shopping beyond ones senses. 5. Wear dresses that show my curves. 6.Think about how cute he is...
    tenderfoot1 tenderfoot1 22-25, F 16 Responses Dec 19, 2008

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    As a child, I wasn't completely unusual.

    I played with dolls, and had tea parties, and liked dresses. But that wasn't the only thing I loved doing. Even more than dolls, tea parties, and dresses, I loved to wrestle, play sports, climb trees, go on "quests" and become the "hero", sword fight, and watch action movies...
    LizWarrior LizWarrior 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 15, 2014

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    I am a straight up, tomboy.

    Although I don't mind getting dressed up for special occasions, I rather be at home in basketball shorts. Every awards day, I wore jogging pants. That's just who I am. People can hate all they want; but it's not my fault that I rather were basketball shorts, than shorts that my...
    WonderxGirl WonderxGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    I never liked doing the girly stuff,

    dolls were never my thing,in a matter a fact I hated dolls they always scared me I would rather be outside hanging with the other kids or more like boys rather than staying inside, cars,video games and basketball were my main and still is well beside school but make-up and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 8, 2014

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    Been a tomboy all my life

    and am now trying to figure out if im a ftm or not.
    Amichelseaoramichris Amichelseaoramichris 18-21, T 2 Responses May 10

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    Girl:"lol... omg why are you wearing basketball

    shorts?" Me:"Why not? Girl:"But why? They're boys clothes. Do you play basketball?" Me:"Do you do yoga?" Girl".........."
    0KatieKat0 0KatieKat0 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    People tell me to "Embrace your feminine side",

    the problem is, I don't naturally have much of a feminine side.
    PinksTheNewBlack PinksTheNewBlack 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 13

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    My parents they grew me like tomboy.

    Till I was of 10years old I was under that impression that I am a boy. In school whenever teacher was asking me to write an essay on me and my family I was narrating me as a boy only when I got some sense of gender I realised that I am not a man but women. Even in school I was...
    Trupt Trupt 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Yes, i am. My mom hates

    that i am though and forces me into the women's section at a clothing store. My dad has to force me to go with my mom get hair nails done or whatever. I haaaate it! Theres days where i want to be a boy just so i can wear what i want and dont have to deal with my parents...
    MeeeKazz MeeeKazz 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm too lazy to act like a girl.

    That takes some serious effort that I'm not willing to put forth. I grew up with an older brother who had a lot of influence on me. I found myself copying his actions or the nuances in his speech. I would always want to hang out with his male friends when I was a toddler. I...
    brandonflowers brandonflowers 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 11

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    I am not a tomboy but I was a tomboy

    now I knew that I am a trans
    tomyblue99 tomyblue99 16-17, T 1 Response Apr 25

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    I Am, I Am Not.

    I am a girl. I am not trying to disguise it, I do not want to be a boy. I just don't want to hide my face with tons of makeup. I feel like I am beautiful the way I am, I don't need push-up bras or a nose job or bronzer. No, I am not wearing a skirt. I don't want to challenge the...
    MoonlitWalk MoonlitWalk 13-15 2 Responses Dec 2, 2012

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    So what if I wear kinda guyish clothes?

    I don't judge you.. So why judge me? Not that I actually listen to what you have to say because your opinions don't matter. To me, what you wear shows more about you. The kind of person that you want to be. Don't let anybody tell you what to wear or how to dress yourself. Just...
    SummerB1 SummerB1 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2014

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    My mom always brings me to shop clothes with my

    younger sister. I am 20 years old next year and I never liked to do such thing. Sometimes I would just sit waiting for them outside the shop, among with most women's husbands or boyfriends. I share the same desperation to get out of a clothes's shop as men. However I like to...
    HotPancakes96 HotPancakes96 18-21, F 3 Responses May 4

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    today jeans, t shirt,

    pony tail. tomorrow hair down, makeup, and maybe even some high heels lol you never know lol
    Ckg7 Ckg7 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Caution: May turn into a rant (but a tame,

    mature one) I love all types of music, especially rock and alternative, but I only like music with male singers, unless the song has a beautiful female vocal in it (talking about the voice being beautiful). I love video games I love working out, but I hate when men stare...
    ArrowPewPew ArrowPewPew 18-21 10 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    I wear whats comfortable not what fits like a

    glove. if I wear make up, or get my hair done its only to impress someone, selfies or make a good first impression.
    Disobey247 Disobey247 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm Alex and I'm a tomboy.

    I have an older brother who I am very close to and who I confide to more than my parents. My dad is pretty cool too, but my mum, we have a lot of fights. She always was the one who wants me to be more girly. She wants me to go shopping with her, talk about boys, gossip all the...
    Docdaughter1 Docdaughter1 13-15, F Aug 10, 2014

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    Always have been, growing up with 5 older

    brothers, it's kinda hard not to.
    Waffl3s Waffl3s 13-15 1 Response Feb 14

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    I love boys' toys for some weird reason

    and I hate skirts and high heeled shoes ( how does anyone walk in those?)
    catlover118 catlover118 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    i rather wear guys boardshorts,

    and a sprots bra over a bikini any day
    bamala bamala 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    Soo I hate thinking about makeup.

    I Don't use it, nor do I know how to use it. I'm a tomboy but sometimes I do like to change it up. I'm so happy how I am, I'm just casual with my body. I don't like the whole girly girly stuff, dresses..... NO. Haha only when its highly formal. I love my long hair but I put it...
    Mleader1 Mleader1 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2014

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    I've always been a tomboy,

    I guess growing up with two brothers was a big influence and the fact my dad got us all into riding motobikes. The only time I wore girly clothes was when I didn't really have a say in what I wore which was pretty young. As my hobbies were playing football and riding motobikes I...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2014

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    have tried to go shopping

    and acting more like a girl but I just can't I would rather go hiking and camping then be stuck at the mall looking for things I don't even need. I now have a fiance and am getting married in September but I sometimes think he would appreciate me being more girly and less like a...
    ladyyukihime ladyyukihime 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    I wish the tomboy stereotype didn't involve all

    Tomboys playing sports. I'm a tomboy who hates sports. I'm artsy. Why is that even a stereotype? I know "Girly girls" who love sports more than I do.
    0KatieKat0 0KatieKat0 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 11

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    I'm a tomboy. I don't like girly things,

    I love things like t shirts, jeans, games, cars, football and stuff. And what I like the most is girls. So, I'm a lesbian tomboy .-.
    Pain24 Pain24 13-15, F Aug 8

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    Absolutely

    When I was young they had to wrestle me into a dress. I was jeans and bare feet, climbing trees, playing football, rough and tumble.  Almost all of my best friends have been guys.  No particular reason but we seem to have more in common.  I don't want to talk about make-up...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 5 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    I remember when I first started wearing boys

    clothes, I love wearing them I mean girly girl clothes just don't feel right,but as soon as a but on a t-shirt and shorts I feel fine.😎
    TomboyAllTheWay TomboyAllTheWay 13-15 1 Response Jul 23

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    shahdee2001 shahdee2001 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I can't say I'm a total tomboy

    but I'm not a girly girl. I hate dresses, I would never wear them to anything even in weddings. I do wear nail polish often but in certain colours only. I never liked being a girl, wearing skirts and dresses all the time, wearing makeup like a clown. I hate makeup, I don't have...
    weirdo2003 weirdo2003 13-15, F Jul 23

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    • football • soccer • NO makeup • NO

    heels • NO dresses • not affairs to get dirty • work on a farm
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2014

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    I love to ride fourwheelers

    but is there anyway I can stop wrecking it?
    hbananaz hbananaz 18-21, F May 6

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    I would consider myself a classic tomboy,

    but I hate labels I don't wear make up or nail polish, I don't wear earrings, If I wear jewlery I wear boys jewlery. I wear guys trunks, I always wear sneakers from the boys department. I don't carry a purse. I;m fasinated with pocket knives. I loves reptiles and amphibians...
    snakegirl1 snakegirl1 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I remember when I first started wearing boys

    clothes, I love wearing them I mean girly girl clothes just don't feel right,but as soon as a but on a t-shirt and shorts I feel fine.😎
    TomboyAllTheWay TomboyAllTheWay 13-15 Jul 23

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    I haven't always been a tomboy.

    When I was little, I admit, I wore a lot of dresses, played with barbies, but that all changed when I had a younger brother. As he grew up, I left my toys to play with him, to run, jump, playing with mud. Since I never had a sister or girl cousins, I began to play with my boy...
    TomboyRightHere TomboyRightHere 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    Always been. As of lately I've been getting in

    touch with my feminine side and people seize to believe it is me when I'm out and actually have my hair done. Lol anyone have advice how to get my sexiness started? Lol I'm becoming a woman now and would like to continue to amaze people on my other side I am becoming familiar...
    clamthatjams clamthatjams 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2014

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    My Life As A Tomboy

    Now I know this is sssssuuuuuuppppppeeeerrrrrr looooonnnngggg but this story kind of means a lot to me. I know this story might seem fake but I promise you that it is 100% real!I always knew I was a tomboy when I was little. I am a black/Asian girl, so you could call me...
    Mafiagurl123 Mafiagurl123 13-15 5 Responses Apr 28, 2012

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    Me as tomboy

    I have seen stories here, and i understand one thing. Some peoples think, that we are monster, but we aren't! we are living humans! We are just liking stuff like skateboarding, basketball, soccer, going out with boy friends and etc.. My mom always wanted a girl, so here i am. I...
    Zombwolf Zombwolf 18-21 6 Responses Sep 24, 2012

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    BEING A TOMBOY IS DISTINGUISH OF WHO I AM TODAY.

    IM COMFORTABLE AND CONFIDENT AS ME^-^ IM AN ASIAN TOMBOY;) I WEAR BOY CLOTHING<3 ITS NOT BAD TO BE ME! RIGHT?! JK. IM UNIQ (DONT MIND THE SPELLING I INITIALLY INTENDED TO DO IT ON PURPOSE; ITS A KPOP REFERENCE) HAHA:) P.S. I LOVE SPORTS AND KPOP!!!!
    KiKaiLoveKooKie KiKaiLoveKooKie 13-15, F Aug 20

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    My parents don't buy video games

    for me since I'm a girl, and they'd rather get me pretty dresses and all that stuff. They atleast bought me one years ago, but it was a pretty chill game. It sucks to feel like you're forced to keep to gender stereotype.
    Garsonyx Garsonyx 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Ever since kindergarden,

    I wear non girly clothes. I played with carrs and LEGOS all my childhood. I just hate skirts and dresses and high heels. Plus, I also hate makeup and nail polish and all the other crap. I don't have a problem being like this but everyone around me seems to have a problem...
    crazysoul24 crazysoul24 22-25, T 6 Responses Oct 26, 2014

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    my mum died when i was 4 years old,

    and i was stuck with my dad and 4 brothers. guess i never really got into all this girly stuff. i never was with the girls cliques at school either, never had a bestie... all my good friends always been boys.
    StrawberrryMilk StrawberrryMilk 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Criticotex Criticotex 13-15 Dec 11, 2014

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