It is completely normal for a man to find a woman sexually attractive. I think Muslims use this same argument on why they should cover. Did you make your profile picture you in a bikini because you want affirmation of your physical beauty? Not bad overall, but terrible for developed countries. As your other older sisters and I can attest, one day, age-appropriateness, your figure, sun exposure, and the desire not to frighten people will make this decision for you long before you have to consider modesty as part of the equation. And men should cover up too. Not women in one piece swimming suits. This helps pay our bills.
Reality: If this were not true, there would not be so many ads with shirtless men on them. Witness heaven move on your behalf. Just some food for thought. I would kindly suggest seeking help and figuring out what you can do to improve your quality of life, not what you think other people should do for you. A guy can lust no matter how you dress, but if the way you are dressing is provocative then you are helping him. Even though we cannot find a specific answer to this question in the Bible for obvious reasons, we can still search for guidance in the Scriptures regarding this matter. This is not limited to clothes alone of course.
Of course, wearing a bikini in a private location, like a fenced-in back yard, is probably acceptable, providing there is no visual access to the yard by the neighbors. If tankinis and one-pieces are your style, then go for it! My opinion is that you should be able to wear what makes you feel comfortable, confident, and happy without attaching an intent involving sexuality to it. Would you be okay with a man getting scantily clad women tattoos? And David sent and inquired after the woman. Godliness still has to be for me, bikini or no bikini. When I finally got the chance I wore a loose T-shirt and a skirt over it. Quoting scriptures like 1 Timothy 2:8-9 could hurt more than help in the first few modesty talks.
Christian should dress in a way that honors God. He has been called snarky, cynical, intelligent, eccentric, creative, logical, and Steve for some reason. This draws attention to herself and demonstrates she is overly concerned with appearance. Personally, I like tankinis and swimdresses best. To teach them that being comfortable in their own skin in the most important lesson of all. Little girls teach us big lessons. I do not wear string bikinis or that kind of stuff.
Verse 5: Do you truly desire to have the same mindset as Christ- about this issue and all others? It's important to me as well. Many young women find this appealing and often take advantage of their power over males by displaying their bodies. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death. The reason they would change, is. I remember a few months before our wedding, going to the pool with my then-fiancé.
On my team there are girls who wear bikinis to practice they are made to be able to practice in and they typically are the ones who are hit on more or get look at by people walking by our pool. On we go and nowadays nudity on tv is commonly accepted whereas 80 years ago it was not. Of course, if the findings were the same the findings would be that there was not statistical significance, which would be quite boring. Just so you know, my husband agrees with me. Is it right for a woman, especially a Christian woman, to use her body in such a way? Although an awfully large amount of them seemed to resonate with the findings.
Charisma Media reserves the right to modify or remove any comment that does not comply with the above guidelines and to deny access of your Disqus account to make additional comments to the website without any notice. Thought I'd react to the Princeton study. I was already very conservatively dressed. Incidently Louis Réard, a French engineer named the outfit a bikini after the Bikini Atol atomic test bombing in Japan in 1945. It's just something very, very natural to do and feel. This would make women find something else to wear, hopefully with more material. For me personally, I don't wear one or own one for that matter.
Modesty is incredibly important, but social context is as well. Women today wear as little as possible, and often, less than that. Reality: Modesty, and how it is enforced, is not an eternal truth. What are your thoughts regarding bathing suits for males? Traditional modesty is an easy out, and it should be a fallback option if ever there is a doubt. Should Christian women wear bikinis? A bikini is not appropriate to wear to the office. Your body is a part of that calling.