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I just saw a post talking about how 14 year olds today look more mature, but honestly? In the 90s 14 year olds were going around in tight jeans, full makeup, push up bras and crop tops. Starting when I was 11 I had a lot of pressure on me to make myself presentable and sexy to straight dudes. It was disgusting.

I think whether or not you experience that pressure to look more mature is heavily based on class. I later met people in college who were still playing with Barbie when they were in 8th grade. They were from nicer schools in richer neighborhoods, so they got to remain kids instead of being pushed to grow up too soon.

Of course, the post did not discuss this and went into a SWERFy rant about "porn culture".

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