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user banned 1 child; Nunya, CA, United States 6369 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting justanothamotha:</b>" It is ignorant & uneducated to keep spewing that most men & women find breasts sexual though ... [snip!] ... THAT is my point. ANYTHING can be a turn on to someone. That isn't my problem. My problem is taking care of my own, so I do."</blockquote>




You have twisted most everything I've said. Typical.



You ARE a "Feminazi" if you think that there is something wrong with private nursing. It also makes you an overbearing jerk.



I don't think I ever said, "All men and women are perverts who will get horny if they see me breastfeeding." Again, would you like to see how sexualized breasts are, in this culture, day and age?



Do MILLIONS of women get b**b jobs so they can enhance their breastfeeding experience, ya think? Is it to feed their children? No. It is to have b*g t**s that certain kinds of men will be drawn to.



Don't sit here and tell me about what other countries do and what their social norm is. It doesn't affect me. It's completely inconsequential what they do or don't do. I don't wear kilts....because I don't live in Scotland. When in Rome...

justanothamotha Due January 20; 130 kids; Climax, Michigan 5120 posts
9th Jan '13
Quoting ~Julie Blue Eyes~:" <blockquote><b>Quoting P Pickle Pants:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting ~Julie ... [snip!] ... reason. I shouldn't have to justify it in any way. I'm definitely a "live and let live" kind of person (doing harm to none)."


Oh for sure there are men that get off on lactating women. There are men who get off on women who wear yoga pants, tube socks, pregnant women, some even like clowns, furries, balloons, you name it. I guess I just don't operate my life around what someone else gets off on. I am pretty sure in some way I qualify for someone's fetish every waking moment of the day.



As far as where you nurse for convenience sake, I can't fathom anyone having an issue with that ever. My older in particular went through a phase that nursing him anywhere other than a quiet alone place was pointless. he was off more than on & often dragging his teeth when he came off. :? During that time I did no real public nursing as I couldn't. It just wasnt' working for either of us & even when at home, Dh would either have to leave the room or I would & the TV and all other noisy things had to be off. ANYTHING that might catch his curiosity was something he'd have to stop nursing to check out before continuing.



I don't ever care where another woman chooses to nurse. What I do care about is whether or not she supports other women in nursing in public.



When I was in Europe women were topless at beaches & they nursed openly everywhere. Funny enough but Dh was totally at ease with women nursing everywhere (despite that this was before we had kids & he had very little prior exposure to nursing) but he was visibly uncomfortable at the beach. LOL We were there for a bit though & he got past it. I am sure all people could if they were just exposed to it more & then it becomes what IS normal.



I think it would do the best thing ever for nursing if they would just go to topless at North American beaches. The reason nursing is seen so oddly is because we don't actually fetishize breasts. We fetishize the nipple. It is the ONE thing you can't actually show legally. Everything else you can get away with as long as nipple is covered. So we take the ONE part that actually is required to nurse & make that like the highlight of the fetish itself. If we just took nips out of hiding, I think this whole issue would go away. poof

user banned 1 child; Nunya, CA, United States 6369 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting P Pickle Pants:</b>" Also, I have a forceful letdown. I tossed a burp cloth over my shoulder and used it over my nip to catch ... [snip!] ... next table in the eye, and still a hell of a lot more convenient than sitting at home hoping the errands get run by themselves."</blockquote>




Are you insane?



Suddenly my errands don't get done?



My point is not moot because this is about MY comfort level, not anyone else's. I'm comfortable eating, wearing sandals or anything else you mentioned. That's where the difference is.



Nurse your way, encourage nursing ....that's all great. But don't ridicule someone who just thinks differently than you. We both breastfeed.



Again, what is your point in shaming me? Answer that.

P Pickle Pants 98 kids; California 20522 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting ~Julie Blue Eyes~:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting P Pickle Pants:</b>" Also, I have a forceful letdown. I tossed ... [snip!] ... someone who just thinks differently than you. We both breastfeed. Again, what is your point in shaming me? Answer that."</blockquote>




I haven't shamed you. If you feel shame that is your own doing. You have called me names (crazy, loon, feminazi, among others) and been rude to me. I have simply stated where and how I disagree with you. I used the term closed minded and ridiculous---that's the closest I have come to shaming you. Any shame you feel is your own.

user banned 1 child; Nunya, CA, United States 6369 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting justanothamotha:</b>" Oh for sure there are men that get off on lactating women. There are men who get off on women who wear ... [snip!] ... that like the highlight of the fetish itself. If we just took nips out of hiding, I think this whole issue would go away. poof"</blockquote>




But I DO support it. Maybe if I saw it more my walls would come down.



But telling me I'm uneducated and ignorant a.d "hurting the cause" just makes no sense.



No one ever got "converted" by getting hit over the head with a Bible and no one is going to be shamed into nursing in public.



I think it's a wonderful thing and I encourage it. It doesn't bother me in the least, being around it.

user banned 1 child; Nunya, CA, United States 6369 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting P Pickle Pants:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting ~Julie Blue Eyes~:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting P ... [snip!] ... I used the term closed minded and ridiculous---that's the closest I have come to shaming you. Any shame you feel is your own."</blockquote>




You called me ignorant and uneducated. I'm not.



I didn't question YOU on why you nurse in public. I didn't ruse you. You did that to me. I answered the OP and you engaged me, about how wrong I was. Anyone reading this thread can go back and see who addressed whom and in what way.



You claimed I was part of some "problem".



Quiet with your, "you were rude to me", nonsense.

user banned 1 child; Nunya, CA, United States 6369 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting P Pickle Pants:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting ~Julie Blue Eyes~:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting P ... [snip!] ... I used the term closed minded and ridiculous---that's the closest I have come to shaming you. Any shame you feel is your own."</blockquote>



Right. Calling someone closed minded and ridiculous isn't antagonizing at all. Your halo is crooked.

P Pickle Pants 98 kids; California 20522 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting ~Julie Blue Eyes~:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting P Pickle Pants:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting ~Julie ... [snip!] ... Right. Calling someone closed minded and ridiculous isn't antagonizing at all. Your halo is crooked."</blockquote>




And likening someone to genocidal maniacs is clearly equivalent.
:roll:

justanothamotha Due January 20; 130 kids; Climax, Michigan 5120 posts
9th Jan '13
Quoting ~Julie Blue Eyes~:" <blockquote><b>Quoting justanothamotha:</b>" It is ignorant & uneducated to keep ... [snip!] ... completely inconsequential what they do or don't do. I don't wear kilts....because I don't live in Scotland. When in Rome..."

Million of women get b**b jobs because they don't like themselves enough. That is a whole different topic. Lots MORE women get other work beyond that done like lip enhancements & such in much larger numbers than those that get implants. Plastic surgery & the need to be "better looking" is a debate unto itself.




And you are a magician if somehow you read between any of the lines that I wrote that I said ANYTHING negative about private nursing. Find ONE quote. GL! I'll wait while you go get it & paste it here. Can't? That's right. Maybe you think I twisted something, but at least I don't put words in your mouth.



You said
" Breasts are sexual, as well as functional"
"Bummer for you if they are ONLY '"tools". They aren't for most women"
"The culture, in America (where I live and breathe) is one where breasts are sexual as well as functional."
"Men like b**bs. Go ahead, deny it. Doesn't make it any less true."



The sticking point you are missing over & over in what you say that IS part of the problem in our cultural perception of infant feeding is you are putting sexual first...always. Repeatedly YOU say they are sexual (they aren't - they are objectified, fetishized, sexualized, not sexual, which is measurable & provable due to cross cultural study if you read my links) and THEN say "as well as functional", as if that is the secondary function. And it's not a typo - that is the way you talk about it over & over & over through the whole debate. You also do say that "most women" and "men" (I would think you meant men, like as whole as you didn't say "western men") find breasts sexual.



I don't give a rats ass if you have Dh suck your b**bs till the cow's come home & think it's the bees knees. Hell I don't care if you have Dh's BFF do it while Dh watches. I don't care if you nurse in your car, a bathroom, or wherever you please. I do care if you try to make me give a shit that my culture has some serious hangups about normal human biology & act like I am an asshat for not buying into it or so oblivious I haven't noticed the cleavage in my face constantly whenever I pick up a magazine or turn on the TV. Not buying into it is not the same thing as being in denial it exists. I know it exists, I just refuse to participate. There are lots of ugly parts of our culture.

justanothamotha Due January 20; 130 kids; Climax, Michigan 5120 posts
9th Jan '13
Quoting ~Julie Blue Eyes~:" <blockquote><b>Quoting justanothamotha:</b>" Oh for sure there are men that get off ... [snip!] ... nursing in public. I think it's a wonderful thing and I encourage it. It doesn't bother me in the least, being around it."

I told you that you were uneducated & ignorant when you made a blanket statement that if someone doesn't find breasts sexual they are a feminazi. I am not trying to convert you. I am also not going to let a statement like that slide in a debate.

P Pickle Pants 98 kids; California 20522 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting justanothamotha:</b>" Million of women get b**b jobs because they don't like themselves enough. That is a whole different topic. ... [snip!] ... as being in denial it exists. I know it exists, I just refuse to participate. There are lots of ugly parts of our culture."</blockquote>




AMEN!!! *applauds*

P Pickle Pants 98 kids; California 20522 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting justanothamotha:</b>" I told you that you were uneducated & ignorant when you made a blanket statement that if someone ... [snip!] ... sexual they are a feminazi. I am not trying to convert you. I am also not going to let a statement like that slide in a debate."</blockquote>




The only time I used "uneducated" was when I said (paraphrased) "if you don't recognize that nursing in public raises breastfeeding rates/duration, THEN you're uneducated" ---in didn't call anyone uneducated.



But I, too, was compared to Hitler. I haven't ordered anyone killed for disagreeing with me today, so I'm not sure that's an accurate comparison...

justanothamotha Due January 20; 130 kids; Climax, Michigan 5120 posts
9th Jan '13
Quoting P Pickle Pants:" <blockquote><b>Quoting justanothamotha:</b>" I told you that you were uneducated & ... [snip!] ... to Hitler. I haven't ordered anyone killed for disagreeing with me today, so I'm not sure that's an accurate comparison..."


I actually don't know what this has to do with feminism either. As last I checked Dh didn't lactate. If he does & he's been hiding that from me all this time & making me do it all, I am gonna be pissed!

P Pickle Pants 98 kids; California 20522 posts
9th Jan '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting justanothamotha:</b>" I actually don't know what this has to do with feminism either. As last I checked Dh didn't lactate. ... [snip!] ... didn't lactate. If he does & he's been hiding that from me all this time & making me do it all, I am gonna be pissed!"</blockquote>




She is the one who brought feminism into it, ask her.

NopeNotGonnaDOIt 6 kids; Cuba 3000 posts
9th Jan '13
Quoting ~Julie Blue Eyes~:" <blockquote><b>Quoting P Pickle Pants:</b>" <blockquote><b>Quoting ~Julie ... [snip!] ... addressed whom and in what way. You claimed I was part of some "problem". Quiet with your, "you were rude to me", nonsense."


I've read it, agree with you. Some people are just obnoxious and cannot empathize with others. I feel the same way about NIP and although I will if I need to, I'd just rather not. Does it contribute to a negative view of NIP? Absolutely not, thats like saying girls who are self conscious about their body are to blame for the media's portrayal of women.