These are really interesting, thought-provoking thoughts that are candid about breastfeeding and the whole modesty argument! Needless to say that arguments surrounding this subject in the West often divide people so I would say check this person’s argument out and let me know your thoughts! As Ever, Keeping it Real! The Elected Lady, Peace. xx
I have a lot of friends who are really into modesty.
To be perfectly honest, I guess I err toward being pro-modesty myself. Ultimately, however, I think the concept is built on lies.
This blog post is supposedly about the stigma surrounding breastfeeding. That’s how it started out. My wife thought I should call it something like “Boobs Are For Babies: A Father’s Perspective On Breastfeeding.” I really like that idea (enough to include it here), but this issue has a far deeper root than being about comfort levels around someone exposed to nourishing a child. The only reason breastfeeding is an issue we need to talk about is that we have all accepted a much larger lie: the human body is meant for sexual use.
The human body obviously has a valuable sexual function; we can’t abandon that even when we think we should. The problem is that we…
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