Originally Posted by Abilene85
I guess a lot of men just have no idea how to be subtle, though. I've definitely had men do the full body scan on me while minding my own business, walking down the street in normal fitting jeans, flip-flops, and a loose sweater with a high neckline - hair up in a pony-tail and essentially no makeup on. In that outfit and setting, I am obviously not trying to get any attention - just trying to blend into the crowd and go about my daily business. I don't care if people check me out, because I admit I check people out sometimes, too, but MUST they do the head bob/body scan?? I'm not going to cry sexual harassment on them, but it does make you feel objectified. So if a girl gets that kind of response when she isn't trying to get any kind of attention, good or bad, what is she supposed to do...wear a baggy T-shirt down to her knees over sweatpants and let her hair get greasy?
Okay, sorry...I just hate the body scan that guys do, including my male friends. Can't you boys learn to just glance at someone and appreciate whatever it is they have that you like? Is it really necessary to look them up and down and back up? I believe women look at men as much as men look at women, but we apparently have a different technique.
It's not that we have no idea; it's that we just don't care.
And it's also unfair to compare guys to girls when talking about getting checked out. Girls are a package deal with the face, breasts, butt, and legs. There's quite a bit to check out...guys, not so much.
Those who complain about being 'objectified' also need to realize that there are immeasurable benefits to being attractive. These far excede the associated negatives. You need to ask yourself: Is it really as bad as I'm making it out to be?
Would you prefer to be a horse-faced fatty? My guess is no.
Now keep on walking... it's hard to appreciate the booty with all the blabbing.