Ask Someone Else's Mom by Susan Writer

Son's Braless Girlfriend Causes Distraction

DEAR SOMEONE ELSE’S MOM: My son is with a bright and beautiful girl. However, her fashion sense is a bit off, and she tends to wear loose tops and no bra.

As a woman, I get it. I really do. I hate having to wear a bra, and I take mine off each day as soon as I can. The issue here is that our younger son and his father, my husband, find the look a little too fascinating, and it is so obvious. At times I am embarrassed for the girl.

Do I say something, or just let it go? --- BRA BELIEVER

DEAR BRA BELIEVER: Sometimes, even the bright and beautiful can be awfully unaware of their appearance. I like to give people the benefit of the doubt, and in this case, let’s say your son’s girlfriend isn’t aware of the effect her wardrobe, and lack of it, have on the males in your home.

It seems it wouldn’t be such a bad idea to say something to your son about how exposed to observation his young lady is. He can take it from there if he chooses, and if not, perhaps a word in the ears of the oglers might at least let them know how obvious they’re being in their admiration.

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