About a year ago I found myself in a very compromising position.  I was half naked, standing in the changing room at the YMCA, and staring into the horrified face of a man with his four year old daughter.  Wait.  Where am I? Time stopped.  All eyes were on me, and my boobs.  I should have been humiliated, but the truth is, I just didn’t have the energy.

I can remember a time when the idea of a unisex bathroom or changing room would have seemed scandalous.  Boys and girls couldn’t be naked without a wall between them at least six inches thick.  Preferably more.  The boys changing room was a mystery to us girls, and one we weren’t particularly interested in investigating.  Who knew what sort of shenanigans they got up to in there?  We shuddered at the thought. . . . CONTINUE READING 

Mary Widdicks

Mary Widdicks is a 31-year-old mom to two boys and is expecting the birth of her first daughter in February, 2015. Being outnumbered in the family means that sometimes her voice gets drowned out by fart jokes and belching contests. She started Outmanned so she’d have a place to escape the testosterone and share her hilarious life with the rest of the world. Mary’s writing has been featured on popular parenting sites such as Mamapedia, Mamalode, In the Powder Room, Pregnant Chicken and Scary Mommy. She has also been honored as a 2014 Voice of the Year by BlogHer, and Badass Blogger of the Year for 2014 by The Indie Chicks.

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