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how to convince my mom? - September 3rd 2012, 05:11 PM

Well to shorten a long long story......I've noticed I'm spilling out of my DD bras (yikes) so I measured myself at home. like 5 different websites told me I'm a G (double yikes) but when I told my mom she refused to believe me ("that's like dolly partons bra size!") And there's no way I could be above a DD. So I asked her if I could get professionally fitted to prove it. She keeps stalling and denying and meanwhile I'm in pain from the wrong size! What do I do?!
   
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Re: how to convince my mom? - September 3rd 2012, 06:04 PM

Is there any reason why you couldn't go and get fitted yourself? I know that most stores offer this for free with the hope that you buy some of their bras and will probably even give you a voucher after doing so - this is the case in a lot of stores in the UK, anyway. If for any reason you can't go yourself, then show your mum! I don't mean walking up to her in just a bra lol but these things are usually pretty noticeable under a fairly tight fitting top. Hopefully then she'll realise and take you My mum can be really awkward about things like this too ... must be a parent thing!
   
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Re: how to convince my mom? - September 3rd 2012, 06:32 PM

Victoria's Secret will fit you for free. It takes about two minutes and you don't have to get undressed. They're magical.
Explain to your mom that wearing the wrong bra size physically hurts (and the difference between DD and G blows my mind), and you need to get something done about it. She might not believe you because you found it on the internet, but she should believe you if you complain about the girls hurting.



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Re: how to convince my mom? - September 3rd 2012, 08:30 PM

I did complain and I don't have a car to get to nearby stores (we live in a small town and there's nowhere in this town that does it)
   
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Re: how to convince my mom? - September 3rd 2012, 08:31 PM

Can't you go get fitted by yourself? I'm sure there will be places that will do it for free so you can get it done and know what your size is so you can then buy yourself some new bras. If not, then as said, let your mum know that your bras are causing you discomfort because they aren't the right size so you need to get new ones.

Edit: Okay, so while I made that you replied. Isn't there a friend that could take you/another way to get there? Although I'm assuming if there was, you'd have done that but I think the best thing to do is just keep asking, don't be too annoying about it because you don't want to annoy her too much but if you let her know just how much they are really hurting you and how much discomfort they are causing you, she might eventually come round.
   
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Re: how to convince my mom? - September 3rd 2012, 08:38 PM

If your mother won't take you specifically for the fitting, why not ask her to drop you out with a close friend and the two of you can shop and you can get fitted. Then if you talk to her about it afterwards, she cannot backout of the situation.


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