If You Grew Up As A Tomboy, This Post Will Be Way Too Relatable

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While your primas were having fun playing with barbies and giving each other makeovers, you were busy playing freeze-tag and basketball outside with the boys. While being a tomboy is a ton of fun, it also has a few downsides…

If you grew up as a tomboy, one thing you couldn’t stand was when your mom would dress you up with cake-topper dresses.

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This was absolute torture.

Once you grew older, however, you had more freedom with your wardrobe choices including Halloween costumes.

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There was no fun in Halloween without some fake blood or scary mask to put on.

Maybe you didn’t dress up like a cute little princess like other girls, but you always looked like a total badass.

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Who said every girl had to be a princess to be cute?

Although it was obvious you preferred to style yourself as a tomboy, people insisted on giving you extra-feminine clothes for your birthday.

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You just had to sit there, pretend that you liked the gift and politely say thank you… for every birthday.

On the bright side, if your brother had the same taste in fashion, his wardrobe also became your wardrobe.

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This is why you always encouraged him to buy you that sweater.

One of the most annoying things was when your mom would tell you “Pareces niño” or when others judged for not being ladylike.

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Whatever that means…

You got shit for not playing with your primas or sitting at the tía table, but you couldn’t help that you preferred hanging out with all of the boys in your family.

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I mean, they’re so much fun. How could you blame anyone?

And when you discovered your sisters or primas were also tomboys, they became your partners in crime.

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Instead of just playing with dolls, you spent time playing freeze-tag, basketball, WWE wrestling and Yu-Gi-Oh.

And since you’ve been rocking your t-shirts, sneakers and jeans for sooooo many years…

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This has been your go-to outfit since you came out the womb.

…Once you decide to brush your hair, put on a little makeup, and throw on a simple dress just because you feel like it, people always react like this when they see you:

 


They make a huge deal to which you respond like 😒.


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