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Do you think it is true that women's breast would sag less without bra usage?

Asked by MooCows (3190points) November 5th, 2016

I have seen several articles stating that
wearing a bra will make your breasts
sag more than going without one.
Something about the muscles that don’t
get used when wearing a bra.
What do you think about that analogy
and should we shun our bras for good
or is it too late?

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42 Answers

chyna's avatar

I think when you are able to tuck your boobs in your waistband you should wear a bra.

Seek's avatar

That “study” was a clear con by some guy who figured out how to get grant money to feel up women.

kritiper's avatar

I doubt it’s true.

JLeslie's avatar

No. certain tissues in your breasts when they stretch do not recover. It’s not like muscle that you can exercise back into shape. The skin has some elasticity, especially when you are young, that it can handle some weight changes just like other parts of the body and snap back, but if you have larger breaststroke and let them just hang there they will eventually hang lower. If you’re small breasted it’s not much of an issue.

Cruiser's avatar

Many tribes of ***NSFW*** African woman as an example have never seen a bra…need this discussion go any further?

stanleybmanly's avatar

Here we go again. Clearly there are women for which a bra is essential. And It certainly sounds counterintuitive that allowing things to swing freely will somehow forstall sagging.

ibstubro's avatar

Not having read the other answers?

I do NOT believe so.

Gravity.

Escha's avatar

Being a big breasted woman, I have to say, I cannot live without my bra during the day, and without it, it makes me look like I have no waist and well not so nice looking.

BellaB's avatar

There are no muscles in breast tissue so you can’t exactly exercise them. You can exercise* the underlying muscles to help support the fat but that’s different.
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* swimming 500 m of backstroke regularly will help with the supportive muscles

Cruiser's avatar

—@BellaB Will swimming 500 m of backstroke help stave off manboobs then??

stanleybmanly's avatar

I think the women are going to ring in here and shot this notion to pieces. This discussion has popped up here before.

MollyMcGuire's avatar

Sagging is not a muscle thing. Wearing a bra does not cause sagging either. The breasts are mostly fat. Keeping the muscles behind them toned probably helps but with age breasts will sag, just like everything else.

Sneki95's avatar

Nope, and there is no reason not to wear bras. They are very useful for other reasons. Try doing anything when your big breasts swing around and get in your way. Try running, or working, or simply moving around without a bra to keep your breasts in place.
Bras help you calm your tits heh. (I just had to)
Anyways, breasts sag naturally. Have you seen the grandma from Nutty Professor? All grandmas are like that. Do you want an invasion of old saggy tits? Do you want to have to watch your aunt’s and grandma’s melons (or what is left of them) swinging around? Didn’t think so.
This “no bra” shit may have worked back in the day, when women were covered from head to toe so they managed to keep the breasts in place, but not now. Unless you are flatchested /have small boobs, or are Rangiku Matsumoto, you need the damn bra.
Let’s not mention how some men can get aroused by seeing a breast/nipple.
And that thing about muscles getting weaker is bullshit. Come to a person with glasses and say ” You shouldn’t wear glasses, they make your eyes weaker because you don’t forse them much.” or to a person wearing a staff and say “You shouldn’t wear a staff, it makes your back and legs weaker because you don’t use them as much as you could”.
Also, having a good bra can help you look better than you actually are. They help your figure.

BellaB's avatar

I’ve never seen a serious male swimmer with moobs @Cruiser – they all seem to have quite lovely pecs.

Mariah's avatar

That’s not why I wear a bra anyway. If I ditched my bra my boobs would hurt any time I ran, jogged, or traversed stairs. And I don’t even have big boobs.

jca's avatar

For me, it’s partly for comfort and partly for appearance. It would not be professional to be at work with breasts swinging around, at least not in a traditional office environment.

Hypocrisy_Central's avatar

Curious, don’t see a bra and even at ample size they are no breast sagging to to belly buttons like pancakes, I guess the ‘B’ cup girls missed that memo. However, I have yet to find many photos if any of lifetime bra wearers that had breast like a 21 year old when they reach 55 (even less most times), you would think those breast never being allowed to act naturally would be like well-preserved cars, camera, etc. that never got used and was as fresh as straight out of the box. Funny thing about science, or facts, people tend to like them more when they reinforce belief in their sacred cows. The bra prevent sagging was a ploy of the conservative right that had a problem with sexuality, and makers of Latex/Lycra/Spandex contraptions to get rich off women’s chest (and it is working so well). If it were such a natural thing to do, why do they need training bras to indoctrinate young females to make peace with them? Truth is genetics, smoking, childbirth, weight fluctuation, etc. has more to do with if you sag or not, but as said before, life is no fun when the rabbit has the gun, people only digs facts when it props up their sacred cows. Believe what folly you may, their next Ferrari is counting on it ~~

Seek's avatar

It was only a matter of time before he realised we were slaughtering his true sacred cow: the crusade against bras.

Seek's avatar

Who the FUCK watches virgin testing ceremonies on Youtube you fucked-up whacko.

Seek's avatar

There needs to be SO MANY NSFW tags on that post it’s not even funny. I’m VERY thankful they had a banner before the actual video so I could click away before further violating some poor girl’s privacy.

Sneki95's avatar

Spoiler alert: there was no testing of any sort, just a bunch of topless girls dancing around and talking about safe sex. Still, very NSFW.

ucme's avatar

Who the FUCK watches virgin testing ceremonies on Youtube you fucked-up whacko.”

I laughed long & loud, the funniest thing i’ve read on these pages to date, nowt to do with the intended recipient, although that helped, just funny as fuck as a line.

ucme's avatar

Anyway, the question…titties <contented sigh/gormless grin>

chyna's avatar

but as said before, life is no fun when the rabbit has the gun, people only digs facts when it props up their sacred cows. Believe what folly you may, their next Ferrari is counting on it ~~
You just string words together that has no meaning.

ucme's avatar

I know quite a few women who wear their bras to bed, most aren’t what you’d call large breasted either, they just find it more comfortable & tend to believe it helps their tits stay perky.

Dutchess_III's avatar

Of course not. It’s called gravity.

Cruiser's avatar

@BellaB That is why I swim 3 miles per week!~

BellaB's avatar

@Cruiser

No moobs for you!

Hypocrisy_Central's avatar

@Seek Who the FUCK watches virgin testing ceremonies on Youtube you fucked-up whacko.
No, I pass by many things on YouTube while on a journey to something else, but I know you would have something to say as it makes a lair of your belief about bras, if you don’t have the chest to go without one, or are too shame to go without one, that is you, it need not be for everyone.

Mariah's avatar

“if you don’t have the chest to go without one, or are too shame to go without one, that is you, it need not be for everyone” yes of course….nobody’s saying bra usage does need to be the same for everyone….there is no law stating we need to wear a bra and none stating we can’t, nor is anyone suggesting we implement one…so I don’t fully understand your complaint here.

Dutchess_III's avatar

HC is an expert on women and how they think and what they feel, no matter what an actual woman may say to the contrary. That’s all we need to know @Mariah. We just need to bow down to his infinite wisdom.

Hypocrisy_Central's avatar

@Dutchess_III HC is an expert on women and how they think and what they feel, no matter what an actual woman may say to the contrary.
I have ears to hear, eyes that read, and a mind that comprehends, I have read, and heard plenty (even here; imagine that), that even if they (some women), did not have to wear a bra, THEY WOULD because they do not want guys thinking of (sic) looking at my tits and wanting to fuck me, as if no man would ever look at their breast even if they had a bra. But…I guess you know more about women since you are a don’t go there woman, but strangely enough many do not think anything like you……curious….

You are the one who coined ”I have always been slender with “perfect” boobs (You know the old 36/24/36 thing.) (did not you once say how juvenile it was to use boobs and such for breast or some other nomenclature for the penis?)

”Some kid, maybe 17, was just fixated with what he couldn’t see. He walked right into a display stand!”
And did not you also ask why some stranger was videotaping you while you sat on a park bench? I guess this kid and this guy must have been lusting over your breast because you didn’t have a bra on that day, because of you did have one kinda guts a lot of arguments people have in oppostition of going natural.

Seek's avatar

I think that word salad needs some bacon bits.

Hypocrisy_Central's avatar

^ Maybe you need a buffet, then you can follow things clearer? ~~

Dutchess_III's avatar

HC, “I have ears to hear, eyes that read, and a mind that comprehends…” well, you got 2 out of 3 right, anyway. As far as your mind comprehending, you filter it through your prejudices and assumptions first, then you think you comprehend.

I think broccoli cheese soup should be our national soup. With bacon bits in it.

Hypocrisy_Central's avatar

^ As far as your mind comprehending, you filter it through your prejudices, misinformation, and personal pet peeves, first, then you think you form you comprehension to fit.

I filter more through facts and reason on issues that are not spiritual.

Coloma's avatar

Well this has certainly been entertaining.

stanleybmanly's avatar

For the love of God, allow this thing to die.

Dutchess_III's avatar

@stanleybmanly Just click “stop following.”

stanleybmanly's avatar

Good idea! Done.

Hypocrisy_Central's avatar

Wait until the fat lady metabolically challenged woman sings.

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