No shirt, no problem…
Well, maybe not this time…
Because it sounds like there’s some drama going on surrounding this woman’s decision not to put her shirt back on at the gym.
Is she acting like an a**hole?
Take a look at her story and see what you think!
AITA for not putting my shirt back on?
“I (19f) have been going to the gym near consistently since February this year. I’ve lost 18 lbs so far and while I still have 93lbs before I reach my goal, I’ve already gained so much strength and confidence in my body.
I’m 5’7” and 255lbs. I know I’m big but I don’t think it should really affect how I dress. I get sweaty at the gym and the one thing worse than a sweaty bra is a shirt that sticks to you because of sweat. My gym also doesn’t have air conditioning on a low enough temperature for me to avoid getting like this. For reference, my gym doesn’t have a dress code.
As a result, for most of my workouts, I’ve opted to just go in my bra and leggings or shorts. Today was chest and back and I chose to wear my bra and shorts combo. No cleavage is showing, no underwear is peaking out above the shorts, it’s what a lot of the other girls I’ve seen at the gym wear. I’m going through my workout and by the time I get to the bench press I notice some people in the corner giving me the side eye.
I try to ignore them and turn up my music, but I can still see them just staring at me unhappily. I finish a set when one of the girls in the group approach me and asks me to put on a shirt.
She states that it’s unsanitary. I say that I wipe down all the equipment before and after use. She says it doesn’t matter and that I needed to be more polite to other gym members.
At this point I already knew she was most likely talking about not wanting to see my rolls. I get it no one wants to see the fat person jiggle. I sit up and tell her that I’m wearing almost the exact same thing as her friend in the corner (her friend was also in a bra and shorts) and to tell me why she actually wanted me to put on shirt. She got frustrated and said “forget it” before storming off.
I got back to my workout and just finished it. I’m typing this in my car as I wonder if I could’ve handled it better or just complied and put my shirt on. I’ll be honest I have scars from picking at my skin, stretch marks, and a very jiggly body. I know my body isn’t the most flattering, but I don’t believe it gives you the right to demand a person to cover up.
Check out what folks had to say on Reddit.
One reader said she’s NTA and she needs to keep doing what she’s doing.
Another person also said she’s NTA and she can do what she wants.
And this individual said she’s NTA at all.
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