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Am I being over sensitive?

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BeeRayKay Wed 10-Jun-15 18:31:10

AIBU to think this is pretty bad? (DISCLAIMER: THISIS NOT MY POST, ITS ON A FB GROUP)

How do you handle a new neighbour who seems to enjoy flashing her more than ample naked body?
My kitchen sink is right by my kitchen window, the new neighbour's back bedroom window is adjacent. A couple of weeks ago something caught my eye as I was washing up a few things, it was her opening the curtains. The image of her bingo wings and sagging back fat has since been etched in my mind. Then today I was washing up again and got a full frontal (naked) of her more than ample bosom as she actually hung out of the window to shake something. Body beautiful she aint!
Is there a polite or subtle way to tell her to cover up or do I just tell her straight?

42andGaffaTape Wed 10-Jun-15 18:33:34

Are you the woman?

42andGaffaTape Wed 10-Jun-15 18:35:02

Person who wrote it is just being mean and trying failing at humour. Unless you know the naked woman and you can have a word I wouldn't really let it bother me.

sharonthewaspandthewineywall Wed 10-Jun-15 18:48:49

Would you be so bothered if nudey woman wasn't overweight?

Sirzy Wed 10-Jun-15 18:50:49

Don't look up at her bedroom window then! Put a blind on your kitchen window.

toomuchtooold Wed 10-Jun-15 18:55:35

Nah you're right, it's a nasty post, but I predict what is going to happen now is you'll be flamed for 5 pages from all the people who misread your post and think those views are yours!

AuntyMag10 Wed 10-Jun-15 18:55:52

Why does it bother you op?

BeeRayKay Wed 10-Jun-15 18:59:55

Why does it bother me?

Because I think the woman who posted the question was being unnecessarily cruel. She could have just said "my new neighbour keeps hanging out of her window naked, what can I do?" why all the nasty extras?

But I was genuinely curious as to see if I was being ridiculous in finding it offensive. When I debated it with her she kept saying "it was just banter" etc. And when she called me teh PC brigade I was ...shocked. I'm usually the last person accused of that.

But I am aware that sometimes I don't see the social cues. But I keep thinking that the woman in question could very easily stumble over it, and then how would she feel?

molyholy Wed 10-Jun-15 19:02:49

Anyone who uses the word 'banter' to allude to something they have written/said, is a bellend and should be ignored.

MsInterpreted Wed 10-Jun-15 19:13:40

Banter = cowards word for bullying. Just another reason I'm happy not to be on fakebook.

MsInterpreted Wed 10-Jun-15 19:15:12

Oh and OP, fwiw I consider political correctness good manners and indicative of tolerance. People use it as an insult but I'm more than happy to be called PC. smile

Sirzy Wed 10-Jun-15 19:15:50

People seem to think that "banter" means they can say whatever the want with no thinking of the consequences and anyone who disagrees is miserable.

NRomanoff Wed 10-Jun-15 19:44:36

Its a nasty post. I am confused as to why it offends you though. I get you don't like it, I don't either. But I wouldn't feel offended by it. Annoyed yes.

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