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Should I let him wear boxer shorts? The core of the question is right here so I'll answer that with a hypothetical afterwards. Yes. In fact, it's not even a matter of you letting him. It wasn't up to you to make the change in the first place but the damage is now done. Hypothetically, if you came home and found your husband had replaced every single piece of ...


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Let's take a moment to break down what happened here, from your stepson's perspective. You come home and all your underwear has been replaced. This is underwear you were comfortable in, underwear you had been able to wear freely for two years. Now you have nothing but briefs, something you left behind long ago. Boxers were, in some measure, a part of ...


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Almost all of the arguments that you give for forcing your stepchild to wear briefs sound like reasons to let your kid wear the underwear he wants. You (a woman) have no personal experience with boxers versus briefs. Shouldn't he (the person actually wearing the clothes) have more understanding of what is comfortable or uncomfortable? By denying him agency ...


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As a (I imagine, from the question, new?) parent of a teenager, one of the things that probably is hardest to learn is to choose your battles. Teenagers are nearly adults, and are able to exert a huge amount of control over their lives compared to younger children. They also need to exert that control; they're only a few years away from being on their own, ...


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Summary: You should let him choose his own underwear. Speaking as an adult male, for me some types of underwear are just uncomfortable. There are several other reasons he may have for wanting to wear boxer shorts, like better agility at sports for example. At age 14 he should know best which type of clothing fits him best, or at least this is the right age ...


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Let him be who he wants to be, there is absolutely nothing bad about being a furry.


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