As the years go by, many people get less active, preferring to stay home and relax instead. But the case of one super-fit grandma, Julie Ford, goes against all expectations that come with her age. Despite approaching 70, Ford is in the best shape of her life, and she’s not afraid to show off her incredible body either.
After surgery, patients may feel disoriented and uncertain due to the effects of anesthesia. But as the anesthesia wears off, something interesting happens: a burst of silliness takes over, leading them to abandon social norms and engage in nonsensical conversations. It’s a playful phenomenon that brings a smile to our faces and reminds us of the delightful unpredictability of human nature.
Love can often be a difficult topic to talk about, especially when it comes to social norms and wealth. A billionaire with a net worth of $1.2 billion married a younger model with an age gap of 43 years between them, and his 7 children are questioning her intentions and criticizing their relationship. Despite this, the happy couple reminds us all that love is more than just money. Read on to dive into their story.
Among adults between the ages of 18 and 44, 59% of them have lived with a partner without tying the knot. In fact, 50% of adults have never been married. Nowadays, love and marriage can be separate, and everyone can build their relationships in ways they’d like to keep them strong. Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell are the perfect example of how 2 people in love can spend 39 years together and never get bored.
Body hair is rarely synonymous with feminine beauty. However, online communities like r/razorfree on Reddit are full of women who proudly refuse to follow what is viewed as normal beauty standards. They showcase what it’s like to be perfectly comfortable in your own skin and inspire others to follow in the same path.
For years, women adopted the habit of shaving as a factor that made us look more delicate and neat. Unlike men, letting our body hair grow was a cause of social embarrassment. Well, everything seems to indicate that things have changed, and hundreds of girls decided to break ties with the shaver and tweezers to let their hair grow naturally. Moreover, they are quite proud to be able to show it to the world.
Whether it be a way to accept natural beauty or refuse to follow outdated social norms, many women choose not to shave their body hair. And although it may still be seen as unfeminine, these confident women feel empowered to accept something about their bodies that others are embarrassed about.
Sometimes due to arbitrary social norms, two people that love each other can’t be together. According to psychologists, secrecy can make a relationship stronger, because it increases intimacy and complicity. Nevertheless, relationships that are not supported by relatives and friends tend to have poorer quality. But there is some good news, social norms, opinions, and rules can be changed.We at Bright Side, gathered 5 stories of forbidden relationships of people that fought the norms to be together, and in one way or another won.
As we grow older, we learn certain social norms that limit us over the years. This could make some “non-adult” things — like getting a college degree, remaining single, or starting a new project as an adult — seem strange to some. But times change, needs evolve, and nothing stays the same forever, so it’s time to start thinking of these things as something natural, regardless of a person’s age.
Many of us have gotten used to the fact that a bride should get married in a white dress while wearing a veil and carrying a bunch of flowers. But some women want to experience something a bit more unusual and memorable. Either way, what matters is that the bride and groom are happy.
When we become parents, it is our mission to love our children and to prepare them for adult life. We can do it best by teaching them to love and respect themselves and to never be afraid to be who they are. And this is what dad Jared Qwustenuxun Williams does for his son, Finn — he encourages the boy to embrace what makes him unique, including his passion for wearing dresses.
For some women, turning 30 can be a scary event because it’s the moment when they realize they’re starting to grow older. This fear of age, no doubt, stems from social norms related to women’s appearance — expecting them to look perfect for the rest of their lives no matter what happens. However, signs of aging are very common, and we all have them, men and women, alike. That’s why it’s only normal to understand that every woman can (and should) love herself no matter what she looks like. And this includes signs of age.
Painting our nails is one of the easiest ways to express ourselves. It can be easily applied and removed, we can choose to wear the latest trends, and we can change it as much as we want. But despite having a lot of colorful options, we usually have a personal favorite shade for our nails that suits our personality or our mood.
Odysseus and Loki. Capitan Jack Sparrow and Mary Poppins. It would seem that they’re all such different characters, but in fact, they’re all tricksters — characters who don’t abide by the generally accepted norms and who break the rules. Their deeds may be good or may lead to catastrophic consequences, but at the same time, the tricksters themselves are always much more complicated than any completely positive or negative characters.
Many of us have forgotten what an adventurous spirit actually is. But isn’t it fun to do something against public opinion? Even if it’s just a little trifle that can change nothing — why not spice things up a bit? After all, every single one of us is a bit rebellious inside.
When watching cartoons about princesses, we might not realize that it’s not just animated characters that we see on the screen. They simultaneously reflect the features of a certain time period and form the standards of women’s behavior and social norms of their period. If you look at those princesses closer, you’ll understand the goals of the girls from this or that decade, as well as their position in society. For more than 80 years of Disney princess history, a real evolution of female characters has taken place and it is directly related to what was happening in society.
Some people think of hair as a crown that you always have to wear, and clearly, Victorian women agreed with that sentiment. Back in the day, hair was a powerful symbol of feminity and there were strict rules of how a woman should wear it, not only because of its social significance but also because of its importance regarding gender. Despite that, there were true Rapunzels that lived in the Victorian era who didn’t hesitate one second to show off their hair, even if it was considered a social offense. But because they believed in the power of beauty over everything else, they decided to carry on and show their true selves to the world.
Ill-mannered people think that the word “sorry” is only used by nerds and good-mannered people often apologize when they don’t have to. Did they bring you the wrong order? Sorry, I didn’t ask for this. Why am I not laughing? Sorry, I’m in a bad mood. All these sorrys are supposed to make the situation better, but it turns out that they could ruin your self-esteem.
More than half of surveyed airline passengers shared that they’d prefer if people traveling with small children were required to sit in a separate part of the plane. Well, traveling with an infant may be a challenging experience, but getting judgmental looks from fellow passengers doesn’t make it any more pleasant. And the parents, who are doing their best to keep their child calm, have to deal with all the pressure and put up with a negative vibe from other passengers for not trying “hard enough.”
The sixties were a time when outdated social norms were broken. With all the changes coming about, the young ladies of that time carried themselves with a colorful new style and attitude. They finally felt free and were not afraid to show it.
Some people make our world a brighter place and they understand they don’t have to comply with the social norms. It doesn’t matter if it’s about a school essay or about something as serious as a wedding, such people don’t care about what others think.