Sexy Underwear for Teens

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Sexy Underwear for Teens
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Tue, 04-02-2013 - 3:44pm

I only have boys, so while I have an opinion on this, wanted to see how the moms of teen girls feel about store's such as Victoria's Secret carrying lines of sexy underwear that are for college aged girls, but appeal to a teen audience.  They were recently targeted by moms for their "Bright Young Things" spring break line.  From Time.com: 

But should anyone be walking around in undies that declare “Dare You,” “Call Me” or “Feeling Lucky?” like some of the missives printed on the manufacturer’s spring-break inventory? That’s certainly a matter of personal taste — for adults. But for young girls, “This speaks to the idea that girls have a fantasy of being raped, that women on some level are asking for it,” says Dana Udall-Weiner, a Santa Fe, N.M., psychologist who works with girls on body image.

Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2013/03/29/bright-young-things-victorias-secrets-line-under-fire/#ixzz2PKwj8Dqz

Would you let your teen wear suggestive underwear?  Do you think that teen girls have a right to feel confident and sexy, or are they getting the wrong message from retailers?

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Registered: 03-27-2013
Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:39pm
Not surprised :)
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Registered: 03-27-2013
Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:37pm
Oh my Peachy. I guess you don't want to answer the questions. Questions that pertained to the thread you have decided to participate in. lol Have a nice night.
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Registered: 01-08-2009
Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:37pm
Well, see then, Fever, you ARE familiar with the concept of people helping each other out. So there should be no surprise involved that other people do it too.
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Registered: 11-14-2011
Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:36pm
You "just asked" about MY daughter's underwear at least three times. I find that kind of odd.
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Registered: 03-27-2013
Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:35pm
Peachy, we are speaking of teen girls and underwear (you know the point of this thread lol). I am not concerned over your dd's underwear, per se. Just asked if she had a say in it and I am sure she knows what other girls are wearing.
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Registered: 11-14-2011
Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:34pm
And why are you so concerned with Bord's laundry?
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Registered: 11-14-2011
Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:33pm
Why are you so concerned with my daughter's underwear?
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Registered: 03-27-2013
Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:33pm
That is really great Bord. I am sure you are very much appreciated :)
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Registered: 03-27-2013
Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:33pm
That's great Bord. Nice to do favors for each other. We have a neighbor like that. We do things back and forth :)
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Tue, 04-02-2013 - 10:32pm
I also volunteer to wash bedding for the emergency winter shelter our church runs in January and February. See, I've been blessed with laundry facilities. Not everyone has.

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