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My Son In Skirts

I don't really "put" my son in skirts I just buy them for him and he puts himself in them because he loves wearing skirts just like I did when I was a boy. I buy skirts and dresses for my two daughters and for my son and my wife and I encourage our son to dress as a girl as often as he likes and he almost always has at lest one piece of girl clothing on along with his boy clothing, sometimes it may just be panties under his jeans or maybe pink socks with his boy sneakers, other times he'll wear something like a Rolling Stones t-shirt with a black skirt. He's only eight and he loves the Rolling Stones! If anyone tries to make fun of him he gets right up in their face about it! I'm so proud of him but I also worry because he's a small kid and on one side he's very delicate and feminine in his nature, but on the other he's tough and he sticks up for himself but I worry that he might get in over his head with some big bully someday, but you know what - kids at his school think he's cool because he dresses how he likes and he stands up against the social norms and stands up for himself and he likes to spike his hair and put pink dye in it and dance around crazy to punk rock music! I got him into Black Flag and The Dead Kennedy's because they were my favorites back in the 80's!! At school he's like a crazy tomboy punk-rock girl who likes to wear bright pink skirts and dresses with tight black jeans and thick black boots and spiked hair but then when you get to know him you see that he's also a very sweet loving caring kid who will sit down and play dollies with his sisters! I love it!!
amyast amyast 31-35 9 Responses May 2, 2011

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I think you are so wonderful, few little boys, are given the opportunities, that you afford him, and with yours, and your daughters encouragement, he can learn on his own, in a safe environment, I wish I could have really expressed my true feminine feelings with my own mom, while she was still alive, I know, we would have formed a more bonding relationship, and I know, I would have grown up, happier, I hope, in the future, you can share some of their special photos, I want to have you as a friend,
Elizabethjane

if all parents were like this the world would be a BETTER place

Very nice and heartwarming story...wish I didn't take to the social norms as a kid. Then I my be more free to share my femme side with others. I only dress for my wife - others suspect, but i don't put myself out there.

I really feel that every child should be treated equally, with no distingtion of sex and should be allowed to wear and do what ever the child wishes to wear or do. I think our society would be much friendlier and respectful to each other if we would not have to always figure out what the other wants to be or is..

thats great that your family does that. Its sad that typical families these days teach their kids to accept girls in pants but tease or beat up a boy in a skirt.

What I love about your story is you don't force or encourage him. He has the opportunity to be who he wants to be.

That is one very cute story I love that you encouage him to dress the wat he wants too and just him self way to go you did a great job