This past week, I was watching Good Morning America and saw a segment on Christian Blogger Veronica Partridge. In this segment they spoke about a blog post she wrote earlier this month in which she vows to no longer wear leggings/yoga pants in public because of her religious beliefs. Another reason for her banishing the stretch wear is that it entices men like her husband to look lustfully at other women.
After a discussion with her husband who had admitted to her that it when he saw legging wearing women it was really hard for him to look away. Saying “I try not to but it is not easy”. It sounds like to me maybe it is not the pants that are her problem. The idea that men other than her husband, may be checking out her butt in her leggings was weighing heavily on her mind for months. Once again if this was something that was really bothering her for months, maybe there is a bigger problem??
As a fellow blogger, I respect her right to her own opinion as unbelievable as I find it. Here is an excerpt from the post about how difficult it is for men (her husband) to be around women in leggings or yoga pants.
If it is difficult for my husband who loves, honors, and respects me to keep his eyes focused ahead, then how much more difficult could it be for a man who may not have the same self-control? Sure, if a man wants to look, they are going to look, but why entice them? Is it possible that the thin, form-fitting yoga pants or leggings could make a married (or single) man look at a woman in a way he should only look at his wife?
As a woman who wears yoga pants and leggings pretty much all of the time, I find this kind of ridiculous. It is not the leggings and the pants that are making the men stare. The men are going to stare no matter what is being worn. Doing a little research while writing this, I have found that there is a fetish going on with the whole legging thing. This is not unusual though there are plenty of fetishes out there. What do you think of this? Will you think twice before putting on your yoga pants/leggings this week?
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