How slutty is too slutty
I’ve always wondered where the line is with sluttiness. To my conservative mother, anything above my knees was too short, so she was never very helpful. I spent my twenties staring into a mirror before a date trying on clothes looking for the perfect balance of sexy and slutty. I’d usually send a pic to a friend for confirmation.
“Yes, it’s slutty, but not BAD slutty.”
By 30 I figured out where my line was. A dress could be tight, but not short. A shirt could be lowcut as long as it had sleeves. I found my own version of “slutty, but not BAD slutty”. And I kind of loved that word, it made me feel Beyonce strong.
Taking back “slut”
I’m not the only one. Feminists have been waging an assault to take back the words since the 80’s. I thought we were winning the war, I really did.… Read the rest