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Women recall buying their first bra

Some women remember it as a beautiful experience while others felt it was awkward and embarrassing... Brut. and Adore Me asked women to share personal stories about the first time they got a bra. This video has been produced in partnership with a brand

04/16/2020 7:04 PMupdated: 04/16/2020 7:06 PM
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  • Bethany M.
    04/27/2020 04:30

    First time I ever got a bra was in seventh grade when all the other girls started to notice and pick on me for not wearing one 😓 they were barely an A cup

  • Kelsie J.
    04/27/2020 03:53

    How the hell do they rememebr that? Im sitting over trying to remember and i def cant lol

  • Amy C.
    04/27/2020 01:54

    7th grade the male doctor they had come in to do physicals to o clear students for fall sports gave me a lengthy lecture on how I needed to wear a bra and suggested I could get some at the Salvation Army store if my family was too poor to afford them...all while a dozen members of the highschool football team waited on the other side of the curtain for their exams. Mortified doesn't begin to describe it.

  • Julia S.
    04/27/2020 01:20

    That seems kinda inappropriate that the school sent a letter to her parents about her needing to wear a bra.

  • Morgan-Ann T.
    04/27/2020 00:05

    I was in 3th grade and got my boobs.....4th grade I got my period..... Yup mom gave me the talk about it few days before my first period....yup....great times....

  • Brianna L.
    04/26/2020 11:56

    I was 10 years old outside with my friends when my mother comes home from work and says “I can see your boobs. You need to wear a bra.” She didn’t even buy me any to wear at that point. I was so embarrassed. With my daughter I took her on a girls trip to target, we got Starbucks, and I suggested we buy a couple bras to wear with the new shirts she picked out. She was shy at first but she saw one with sloths on it and got exited.

  • Cheyenne D.
    04/26/2020 06:38

    my dad to buy me my first bra and all he wanted to get was the ones with no padding 😭 . Finally grama bought me a real one

  • Elizabeth M.
    04/26/2020 06:12

    I was on a semi family vacation (dad was military and he had a brief training thing to do) at a beach. It was like the third or fourth day back at the hotel when I get told to go into a room without my siblings. Mom comes in with these bags and hands me these white, barbie tagged strips of thin cotton fabric. I had to try them on in front of her, while I'm dying a slow death, and she tells me I have to wear them everyday now. They were training bras and I was mortified into oblivion. Ended up giving me a bit of a complex because I wore them night and day, and I refused to utter a peep for new ones when I had DEFINITELY outgrown them lol

  • Emily S.
    04/26/2020 03:28

    I dont even want to talk about my experience. I was 9 years old with C cups 🙄

  • Roya M.
    04/26/2020 01:15

    Everything was a embarrassment for me as a child. Bras, periods, pads and tampons. Lord i think about all this now and hope I can do a better job than my mom did.

  • Miriah K.
    04/26/2020 00:34

    I remember being one of the first in my third grade class to develop and I was at a sleepover and we were changing and this girl pointed at me and said "ew"

  • Cecelia J.
    04/26/2020 00:16

    I just remember being told to cover up everytime men were around and being forced to put shorts on under skirts

  • Amanda B.
    04/25/2020 19:37

    My 6yr wears " training" bras. Has been for 2 years because her older brothers are always going around shirtless in the summer. So she tired to also, so I bought her ones and explained that her boobies are private and she can't show them off.

  • Michelle W.
    04/25/2020 15:16

    I was in third grade and my teacher made me cover up with a jacket because it was cold in the room

  • Izzy M.
    04/25/2020 09:58

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  • Serenity W.
    04/25/2020 04:36

    I got training bras in 5th grade. In 6th grade I had a shirt that was a little see through in the back (I didn't know at the time) and a boy asked me why I was wearing a bra as he didn't see why I needed one when I'm so flat chested. I wore baggy black clothes after that..

  • TiAnna M.
    04/25/2020 02:57

    My daughter is 5 years old and she says boobs I am not okay with her saying boobs mosquito bites is appropriate word for what she has. And yes I've had to explain myself to my five-year-old that what Mommy has is boobs and what she has or mosquito bites but she keeps telling me no.

  • Tiffanie R.
    04/25/2020 00:59

    We just had a family fight the other day about my little cousin. Everyone was saying she needs a bra and I’m like “ummm why” I’m very anti bra and don’t wear one. The rest of my family even sleeps in theirs. 😳🤦🏼‍♀️😂 I was telling her she could wear a bra whenever she wanted to or never at all if she chose. 🤷🏼‍♀️🤷🏼‍♀️ It didn’t go over well. 😂😂

  • Mariah O.
    04/25/2020 00:52

    Our “Mom” never talked to us about any girl stuff. I went to the library and checked out a book “What’s happening to my body” when I was in middle school. I taught myself about my period/ what to do during that time. I had to ask several times for a bra in 6th grade and she said I was trying to get boys attention by wearing a bra. So yea, growing up was interesting.

  • Anna M.
    04/25/2020 00:38

    I literally don’t remember not wearing a bra.