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I Dolls Are For Boys Too

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    Grew Up Playing With Dolls

    When I was 5 or 6 I used to play with the girl who lived next door. We were the very best of friends and played together all the time.She had a girlfriend of the same age, I guess you can say we all played like Girlfriends, even though I was a boy. I so enjoyed playing with dolls...
    carolannP carolannP 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 8, 2013

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    Playing With Barbies

    Back in the early sixties Barbie was one of the hottest toys available. My sister had so many.  Of course Barbie had so many clothes, accessories and later multiple careers and lifestyles. Did you play  Barbie with your sister?  I did.  It was fun.  Changing her outfits...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Feb 11, 2013

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    Yes, Dolls Are For Boys Too

    The toy manufacturers are quite shrewd aren't they? They call dolls for boys "Action Figures" and sell millions of them.Did you play with action figures growing up?  Come on now, be honest.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 11, 2013

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    Dolls And Dresses Are For Boys As Well As Girls.

    I used to play with my Sister's dolls when i was a toddler, sometimes i did it to annoy my Sis, and sometimes i would willingly play and dress them up with her. I even let her play with my toy cars and trucks. (Sometimes) Now i can't remember if i went all the way, by dressing up...
    pinkdress47 pinkdress47 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Well They'Ve Got Action Man

    who is only Ken in camofalge why shoudl girls be the only 'sensative' ones lots of guys i know joined the forces to have this side of them knocked out of them and it had taken years for them to acept thier femininity if at all
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Apr 2, 2013

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    Actually Not And I Hated Them Every Single Minute.

    I was given a dolls to play with as toddler and I hated them every single minute. Although I was smart enough to act like I enjoyed, them if someone checked in on me.
    gypa gypa 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2013

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    I believe fathers, uncles, etc. of male appearance will have to start wearing dresses/skirts before boys will be able to. I hear the argument girls/women can wear pants, neckties...
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