Dad Wears Skirt To Help Cross-Dressing Son [Pic+]

Submitted by: fancylad 5 years ago in

Nils Pickert is the dad to a 5-year-old boy. The son loves wearing dresses. Now dad wears skirts to help the kid fit in.
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Female 6,381
First off: I`m not a doctor, but I`ve had some experience with TG people during my hospital clinic rotations, `kay?
Comment: If your boy wears dresses, plays house and Barbies, and wants you to call him Monica, chances are pretty good he`s transgendered. Deal with it as you think best for him/her. Many today would treat such a child as a girl. But making Dad into a neither/nor figure by dressing him in women`s clothes is only going to create confusion for the kid and is not going to help the situation. It only blurs gender lines for the child, who should be taught that being either male or female is okay and acceptable. If they want to be progressive and helpful, they might let him/her grow longer hair so as to fit in better in public.
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Female 9,558
Good for him.
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Male 15,832
@Listypoos I`ll refrain from insults, because you might not be a native English speaker. However, I would recommend you learn how to use a dictionary before you embarrass yourself this way again.
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Female 349
This is a good story. It takes a real man to step out of his personal comfort zone to support his child in his or her harmless wants. Too many men are too afraid to do anything remotely feminine. Why? Because a lot of men are afraid to be like women, because of our society`s misogynistic view of what and who women are. For a civilized society, I don`t see many that are really civil.
Why shouldn`t he support his son? Because of what people think? People are full of excrement. At least the ones who form most of their opinions on what the mass of our culture supposedly thinks. The democracy is a little more than frightening. (I say we burn them to death because they`re witches!) I can`t wait to not be around people for a while.
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Male 1,059
Really, Listypoos? 20% of the population is transvestites? The U.S. has 62,000,000 transvestites? Or is that just based on the skewed, bizarre, morally bankrupt society that you live in across the pond over there?

Bottom line: This guy is a bad parent. He needs to not ever procreate ever again so he can`t ruin any more lives with his insanity.
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Male 3,147
"Actually, we didn`t have any transvestites in my kindergarten class"

If you had more than 10 kids there, then chances are you had at least 2...
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Male 15,832
[quote]I`m surprised you can remember that far back OldOllie...[/quote]
Actually, we didn`t have any transvestites in my kindergarten class. At any rate, we probably wouldn`t have beaten them -- just made fun of them till they ran away crying.
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Male 2,424
Alt title:

"dad helps weird kid by drawing tons of attention to him"
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Male 598
spanerbulb, so is it irresponsible to play chess with your child and support them joining a math or science club?
Make sure they dont take dance or sing or make arts & crafts too.
Any form of expression that doesnt involve sports or toy army men should be avoided.
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Male 1,243
Silly and irresponsible, we can all probably agree that in a perfect world it shouldn`t matter that his boy wears a dress but unfortunately in reality the boy faces the real possibility of being the subject of rather a lot of bullying.
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Male 2,220
I`m surprised you can remember that far back OldOllie...
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Male 15,832
I think he`s setting him up for the day he starts school when the other boys will beat the gay out of him.
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Female 3,562
When I was five my mom had to teach me not to wear a patterned top with a patterned bottom. Kids that young don`t have fashion sense.
Anyway if the boy wants to wear a dress I don`t care, but I also don`t see how the dad is helping.
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Male 2,376
LOL ya when i was 2 i prolly tried putting on a dress to. then my parents told me that boys don`t wear dresses so i took it off and wore some pants.
this kids dad said oh ill wear one to... IDIOT.. the kid aint a cross dresser, hes a 2 year old.. the dad is the cross dresser, using his kid to hide his gayness.
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Male 598
My daughter likes wearing pants so i thought i should probably put some pants on too...

I understand if you demand that your kid dresses a certain way at 5 years old, but dont tell someone its wrong if you think its odd if another parent allows their child to wear what they like, or to dress a certain way for fear of bullying.

5 year olds are definately already developing their own fashion tastes and this is not inappropiate or indecent, so kudos to the dad to support his child and teaching him that it would be the bully that is wrong. i just hope the father gives the son a disclaimer that this will almost surely draw someone to pick on him.
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Male 3,147
" and it appears that in my "out of bed for 15 minutes and about to head to work" mental state I somewhat muddied my point."

Fairy nuff.... that`s usually how my entire day goes.
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Male 2,855
dickheads will most likely pick on him whether he is wearing a dress or be a common kid with pants, they are dickheads
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Male 224
@ Listypoos - where in my post did I say the kid was homosexual? In the interest of not ranting for pages I deleted a bunch of stuff about how children shouldn`t have a sexual identity before I posted and it appears that in my "out of bed for 15 minutes and about to head to work" mental state I somewhat muddied my point.

I stated I have no problem with homosexuality to qualify that my point of view is not coming from that point of view but from the pure behavioural angle.
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Male 39,552

@ Mysterycat00 - but did your dad dress up with long hair & skirt to encourage you?
That`s what`s in question here - not the kids behavior, the adults.
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Male 5,811
I had thought that around age 4 is when children start recognizing discrete differences in gender, but I could be misremembering.
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Male 75
When I was 5 (I`m male) I wore a towel around my waist like a "dress" and a scarf on my head for "long hair" because I have a sister and I thought it was cool that she could swish her hair around and I thought it was cool to swish a "dress" back and forth. By age 6 that phase was long gone and I never in my entire life have had the desire to wear a dress or have long hair or look in any way feminine! LOL! So I agree with what a lot of people are saying. The things you do at age 5 do not define the rest of your life!
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Male 3,147
Fair play really.... yeah he`s gonna get picked on at times, but as long as his dad is also teaching him how to deal with the dickheads when it happens I don`t see how this is a parenting fail.

Besides, if he gets a bloodied nose he could totally carry it off in that dress.... he`d have to watch out if he was wearing green though, then it would clash.

@Swash - where in the story does it say the 5yr old kid is homosexual? It says he likes dresses... nothing else. I take it you`ve not heard the stats that suggest most crossdressers are stright? Would you think your girlfriend had suddenly turned lesbian if she liked wearing your shirt round the house?
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Male 40,300
Yeah, because a 5 year old child KNOWS what the rest of his life will entail...

"I wanna be a cowboy! Just like Woody!!" Yup!
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Male 101
Poor kid is going to get owned in school,I hope he survives.
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Male 2,737
Gerry1of1 is OBVIOUSLY anti-gay. [Ahem.]
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Male 27
Gerry1of1, so in your world maturity is equal to assimilation?

Where do you live, planet Borg? Mad Max Universe? Stalag 17?
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Female 6
As I read it, this boy has already enough confidence to talk back to kids making fun of him. He`s only five. That is a great prestation.
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Male 39,552

A parents role is not just to nurcher the kid. You also have
to teach them how to be functioning adults. Coddling this
behavior sets the kid up to come home from school bloodied.
Let the kid dress as he wants at home, but let him know in the real
world people will be mean and he has to dress gender
appropriate. Anything less is just throwing him to the wolves.

Parenting Fail.
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Female 4,359
ick bin all in nazi
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Male 1,526
A dress is like a modern toga.
I don`t see anything wrong with guys wearing dresses, we need the breeze.
Women have their parts on the inside, they don`t need that much cooling. We evolved with our balls outside the body ffs. Who do you think needs more cooling?
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Male 3,894
"YOU`RE INDULGING HIM, HE`LL BE SPOILED"

From the article, it looks as though this is very clearly limited to the concept of gender roles. He`s not giving in when the kid refuses to eat his dinner, or buying toys at the store any time the boy throws a fit. He`s just allowing the child to develop away from society`s preconceived notions of how each gender is supposed to act, in the hopes that his boy will be less of a bigot than some of the other folks out there.
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Male 2,214
A great dad in a less than great situation.The kid will be fine.
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Male 45
It`s cute, but a 5 year old has no idea who he is, wait till he`s older and more sure of his identity before you start making a big deal out of it.
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Male 4,891
Sure son, you can wear a dress. Right after you wash the dishes, do the laundry and make me a damn sandwich.
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Male 15,182
I am 100% sure this is advanced media trolling, not real parenting.
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Male 3,310
I think we already understand from whence the child`s problems stemmed.
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Male 2,578
The thing is.....I can bet that this kid will end up being straight.
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Male 546
LOL.... good thing the kid doesn`t want to walk around with no skirt? Pants?

I am sure he and Dad are bonding, and at his age, he surely can decide for himself. I wonder if they eat candy bars for dinner?
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Male 186
Wow, just what the world needs, another positive role model for today’s youth. A parent’s job is to teach our children what is acceptable in our society, not encourage their inappropriate fantasies. Yes, kids will be kids, but this is just adding to the psychological trauma he is and will endure. Allow it at home if you must, but teach him what is socially acceptable.
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Female 172
Use google translator to translate the page...

The dad is supporting his kid. This isn`t leading to crime, nor is hurting anyone else. It doesn`t fall into your personal norms? Who gives a poo, deal with it.
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Male 1,674
@BlankTom That was needlessly harsh
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Male 1,084
@markust123 your browser doesn`t translate for you?
"Because his son like wearing skirts, Nils Pickert himself has also begun. Finally, the boy needs a role model. And stand for long skirts with elastic him quite well anyway, he says. A story about two roll crusher in the southern province."
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Male 1,674
omg, it`s German, you idiot. Stop making the US look bad.
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Male 2,528
Good for him. At least there will be one kid in this cruel world who grows up being taught not to judge others.
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Male 4,850
Unless you can read whatever language this is in you are making a judgement off a picture and a title that was made up. Way to jump to conclusions.
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Female 2,674
I think it`s nice :3 Girls can wear "boy clothes" and no one gives a poo, but boys can`t wear "girl clothes" without people insulting their parents and treating them differently. He`s not hurting anyone by wearing dresses and if some girls like wearing dresses then is it all that impossible for boys to like wearing them too? Not to mention that boys used to wear skirts/dresses all the time in the past.
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Male 224
Way to set boundaries, dad.

So much about this pisses me off. I`ve got no problem with homosexuality - can`t help who you`re attracted to - but this is a friggin` child.

Letting kids do whatever they want to do sets them up for the kind of self-entitlement we`re seeing throughout society at the moment. It`s only going to get worse unless parents harden the frack up.
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Male 1,243
Weil sein Sohn gerne Röcke trägt, hat Nils Pickert selbst auch damit angefangen. Schließlich braucht der Kleine ein Vorbild. Und lange Röcke mit Gummizug stehen ihm ohnehin ganz gut, findet er. Eine Geschichte über zwei Rollenbrecher in der süddeutschen Provinz.

the link was in that language
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Male 13,630
auburnjunky

What if a kid loved eating wasps. Do you eat wasps with the child, or do you tell him NO!
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Now then stop speaking the obvious now sir!!!
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Male 1,674
@collegebound it also lets the kid know that if he wants to make his dad happy he should wear a dress.
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Male 3,745
that doesn`t do anything but let the child know that his father supports him no matter what.

that doesn`t get much in the REAL world...
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Male 1,674
That dad wants a LGBT child so bad. I hope the dad doesn`t take it too hard when the kid finally comes out of the closet and tells his dad he`s straight
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Male 1,249
should this shock me or something?
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Male 10,338
Oh good lord.

What if a kid loved eating wasps. Do you eat wasps with the child, or do you tell him NO!
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Male 13,630
Really??
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Male 20,827
Link: Dad Wears Skirt To Help Cross-Dressing Son [Pic+] [Rate Link] - Nils Pickert is the dad to a 5-year-old boy. The son loves wearing dresses. Now dad wears skirts to help the kid fit in.
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