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Almost every time I see wearing-bra pictures for 28E/30DD bras, my first thought is "Crap, the cups must run large," because I don't think I have that much breast volume. I only just now realized that perhaps I am still affected by self-image issues about my breasts pre-r/abtf; that maybe I struggle to recognize my actual breast volume on other people because it doesn't line up with what I see in the mirror after too many years of hating my breasts for being too small.

Three years ago, the first time I tried on an unlined bra in my "new" size, was when I was finally able to start to love my breasts. These simple seamed bras were able to make my breasts look more shapely and even larger than my ill-fitting 32As that squashed all my tissue out to the side. I cannot even put into words how thankful I am for having learned about real bra fitting and having communities like you guys at my disposal!

Thanks everyone for reading, this is a very-late-night realization when I should be sleeping, LOL.

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Shared on Aug 12, 2017 Flag this


  • I feel the same way. I continue to fall back to my size 32B and I got tissue pushed out under my arms and when it comes off the wire imprint is on my boob and not in IMF. I'm pretty new to this size due to hormones and I keep thinking its temporary so I'm reluctant to let go of my old bras. It's so funny to admit. Good to know I'm not the only one

  • I have a mountain of bras that are too small in the cup for the same reason- I look at the pictures and think "I am not that big" and then order down in the cup......result being unsightly quad boob.........even when bras arrive, I always think "that's way to big to fit" only to be surprised when putting them on.....

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