Thursday, November 30, 2017

My wife dresses like a man!

Yes, my wife dresses like a man!

She says that she always dressed like a man, prefers to dress like a man and has no plans to change. But in this day and age, it is embarrassing to be seen out and about with my wife dressed like me.

When we first met, she dressed like a man just like many of her peers. But as more and more women began dressing like women, I assumed that my wife would follow suit. She did not and today, 25 years later, she still dresses like one of the guys.

Her boss has hinted that she is may not getting job promotions because she dresses like a man, but her boss has not pushed it because the law is on my wife's side. Still, it would be nice if my wife toed the line, received promotions and increased out family income. But my wife is happy dressing like a man and I won't try to stop her.

Our friends and acquaintances are accustomed to my wife's appearance. But strangers find it a little odd when they realize she is really a woman especially since she passes so well as a man. In addition to wearing men's clothing, she also has her hair cut like a man and wears all the accoutrements that men favor, like jewelry and makeup. She even carries a purse!

Lucky for me we wear different sizes, otherwise she would be raiding my closet. One time, she was so enamored by a new sexy bra I bought at Victoria's Secret that she insisted trying it on, but it looked ridiculous on her because her boobs are so much bigger than mine. That put an end to her borrowing my clothing, although occasionally I do let her borrow a pair of my pantyhose.

And so it goes!

(Yes, the story above is fiction.)




Source: Bebe
Wearing Bebe (Source: Bebe)





Wichita County High School in Leoti, Kansas
Starla submitted this find from the 1970 yearbook of Wichita County High School in Leoti, Kansas. (I wonder how Dennis became so adept at applying makeup?)

7 comments:

  1. Well noted with tongue well in cheek. Like all good humor I do sense some irony and some factual underpinnings.
    Pat

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    1. Actually, my wife never wears skirts, dresses, heels or makeup (unlike me)!

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    2. My wife also...she has not worn a hem or hose in more than 20 years. Makeup is another story, though.

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  2. I really liked your writing today.

    Of course men did not always embrace the "Plain and Ugly" appearance of the incredibly dull coat, tie, and trousers that men wear for formal wear. All we have to do is to look at what gentlemen wore in the eighteenth century.

    There was a respite in the 1970's and early 1980's but since then clothing conventions reverted to being quite restrictive.

    I am hoping men's clothing conventions will come to allow them to wear skirts, dresses, heels, and makeup as men (not trans-women) in my lifetime.

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    1. Thank you for the kind words!

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  3. I'd like to think Dennis and Monte have been married for almost 40 years now.

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  4. It's thrilling to see new story about gender role reversal future.
    I like that "more and more women began dressing like women". ;)

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