I Was a Tomboy

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 173 People

    Still Am, Somewhat

    I loved dinosaurs and robots. I can still draw Optimus Prime from memory, and I'll choose an effects-loaded action flick over a romantic comedy anyday.
    xryss xryss
    31-35, F
    Jul 4, 2008

    Pretty sure Asperger's had something to do with

    it partially. * know one major part of it was because * associated anything feminine with weakness. Pink, makeup, dolls (stuff animals didn't count), nail polish, skirts, dresses, heels; all off limits. * wore dark or plain clothes; no pink. When * did have to wear a dress or...
    CrossCresentCreed CrossCresentCreed
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 20, 2015
    QueenOfHearts QueenOfHearts
    22-25, F
    7 Responses Dec 1, 2009

    Yea I Was One...im Not Sure I Grew Out Of It

    I grew up in a family with 3 brothers and 2 sisters. during the time i was growing up my mom already had her little girly girl with my older sister and my dad needed extra players for his team so i was drafted to be a tomboy before i even knew what it was. And up until the age of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 2, 2009

    Tom Man?

    Well, as a child I was definitely a tomboy, so does that mean now as a woman I am a tom man? I still have tomboy tendencies. It's just me.
    soulrunher soulrunher
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Apr 26, 2013

    Just a Girl In Jeans.

        My first childhood friend thought I was a boy when we met. His parents were friends with mine and they brought him over to play one day. We  were 4 years old in my sand box playing with Tonka trucks. I remember asking him,  " Do like you...
    all4mmm all4mmm
    41-45, F
    8 Responses Aug 6, 2009

    Three Great Friends

    When I was growing up, two boys lived in the houses each side of mine. Peter was about 6 months older than me and James was a month younger than me. From the time that I was about 4, we always played together. I loved playing with the boys toys. Afterall, who wouldn't want to...
    riculine riculine
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jan 21, 2012

    I Love Being a Tomboy...

    I grew up with brothers & think that if I was a girly girl I probably would have gotten beaten up on a regular basis.  So it was a good thing I fit in with them.  I loved my dirt bike, fort, and building all of those super cool ramps.  I still don't mind the...
    CaliGirl3 CaliGirl3
    36-40, F
    15 Responses Jul 30, 2008

    Tomboy With A Little Girlie Girl On The Side

    Growing up, I was never the girlie girl. Sure I had dolls and stuff, but I enjoyed playing with hot wheels and lego, as much as I did my dolls. I enjoyed putting on my skates and skating on the rink my dad flooded in the back yard in the winter, as much as I played hopscotch in...
    Lucidblue Lucidblue
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Mar 10, 2011

    Putting Down The Fishing Pole, Picking Up The Lipstick...

    As a girl I enjoyed doing boy stuff. I preferred building forts to playing with dolls. I collected rocks, shells, did little physics experiments and wore boy clothes. I played baseball and finally was the only girl on the boy's soccer team for four years. I wasn't very good but...
    TolstoiFan TolstoiFan
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

    Ex-tomboy

    I've been a tomboy nearly all my life. When I were a kid/teen I woud rather die than put a skirt or dress. I was a carefree kid and hated anything that restricted my movements. Never really liked putting make-up on either, never got why I needed to paint myself to be liked. Or...
    Dreamsage Dreamsage
    22-25
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2012

    I Was a Tomboy and a Troublemaker

    I started being a tomboy when I was about 4 years old. My mother liked dresses for me and I hated them, I considered them unconfortable, I would take them out a time my mother gave up and allowed me to wear boy clothes. I only had a ponytail that disguise me as a girl At age 8...
    BonnieKnox BonnieKnox
    31-35
    3 Responses Apr 5, 2009

    The Clubhouse

    When I was eight years old my baby sister arrived.  My brother and I knew things were changing.  Mom and dad fought a lot.  They used the word "divorce" all the time but we didn't know what it meant or what it might bring. We would lay in bed and talk...
    aftermath aftermath
    61-65, F
    5 Responses Jul 26, 2008

    Extreme Is Extreme

    i was a tomboy. ya know, all those stereotypes: climbing trees, squeezing bugs, rolling in the mud type. it's not that big of a deal, but the bad thing was that i didn't know the definition of a tomboy when i was little. you don't know how screw up it is when your parents don't...
    MsJims MsJims
    16-17, F
    Feb 5, 2013

    And Still Not a Girlie Girl

    I looked more or less like the picture, cap, large jeans, shirt, sweat, sneakers. Until I was 14/15, that was all. I loved to be in the trees, did craps, I often came home with holes in my clothes, covered in mud, hurt because of a stunt, or bike broken. I swore, spit, whistled...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 27, 2008

    Yep....

    I was a bit of a tomboy growing up..... I mean, yeah, I had Barbies, but only because my Ninja Turtles needed *******.
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Aug 18, 2013

    Past Tomboy

    When I was a child, I for sure was a tomboy. I had two guy cousins in the same grade as me. I did everything with them to playing with bugs all the way to be being on the boys' team for boys chasing girls. I enjoyed being with boys more than girls when I was younger. However...
    Analaa Analaa
    22-25, F
    Apr 26, 2013

    oh was i ever - building forts,

    no dresses, "boy" games like chase and kickball. around 14 a switch flipped. Now? skirts, plunging necklines, makeup, hair...Amazing. BUT!! NO MAN PULLS THE WOOL OVER MY EYES. I HUNG WITH YOU FELLAS! Yet, I do love a bad, bad boy!
    zeppelinchix zeppelinchix
    46-50, F
    1 Response Oct 8, 2015

    Just Reading Stories

    I can't write anything here. But I enjoy stories and all of yours I find interesting to read olny. I will quit in time so don't worry.
    solarregeneration solarregeneration
    41-45, T
    Jul 23, 2010

    I Needed 2 Be My Self

    ever since first grade i was a tomb boy. the hair, clouse you name it. but that really wasnt me. i never figured that out untill 6 5 grade. i wore  sweaters all the time even in the summer. i wanted to wear make up but i felt that if i changed my friends woulnt like me any...
    kaylea kaylea
    13-15, F
    Jun 25, 2009

    Tomboy To Girly Over An Expanse Of Years.

    I was a big tomboy when I was in Elementary right up to Jr. high but i hanged out with girls, but I never wore girly things. I liked skateboarding, I was always hyper, I wore boys clothes, was and still proudly am a game addict etc.. I loved my skate shoes too! It was weird, when...
    seasaltisland seasaltisland
    18-21
    Apr 25, 2013

    How I Earned The Nickname Cricket

    I grew up on a farm in Hawaii. There was one other girl who lived in my neighborhood, but she was pretty much a Barbie doll queen, and not into getting muddy with us boys. I was more into bike riding, playing football & baseball, and getting muddy in the river. One afternoon, I...
    silentwriter180 silentwriter180
    46-50, F
    Feb 18, 2012

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