Finding clothing too tight when it actually isn't?

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lizzie1991
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Finding clothing too tight when it actually isn't?

Post by lizzie1991 » Mon Jan 29, 2018 7:05 pm

Hi, for years I have felt funny about wearing clothes that feel tight to me even though they actually fit and people have commented they fit me well. When I wear socks I feel like they are rtght round my ankles or outer toe when they are not. I also find bras too tight so I end up putting it on the lowest hook. I also find hair bobbles too tight whereas other people seem to wear them relatively tight without moaning. Does anyone else experience these? I also prefer looser clothing even if it looks bigger on me.

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Re: Finding clothing too tight when it actually isn't?

Post by Tom fod » Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:27 pm

I probably tend towards looser garments but thankfully I'm a guy and don't have to contend with bras or heels.

I tend to look a bit dishevelled and am funny about textures/being too warm due to my eczema. Equally I like to haveclothes with good and plentiful pockets but at times I end up in a panic as I've stuffed my wallet/phone/money in a different pocket and can't immediately locate it.
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Re: Finding clothing too tight when it actually isn't?

Post by MusicL22 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:00 am

Tom fod wrote:I probably tend towards looser garments but thankfully I'm a guy and don't have to contend with bras or heels.

I tend to look a bit dishevelled and am funny about textures/being too warm due to my eczema. Equally I like to haveclothes with good and plentiful pockets but at times I end up in a panic as I've stuffed my wallet/phone/money in a different pocket and can't immediately locate it.
Yes I end up anxious and shoving things in pockets then forgetting them. I like lots of pockets. I sometimes go round looking like a man with what I wear even if it is womans clothes.

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Re: Finding clothing too tight when it actually isn't?

Post by Janie » Sun Jun 24, 2018 1:36 am

Me too.I can’t believe you experience the too tight thing!

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Re: Finding clothing too tight when it actually isn't?

Post by Dan » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:06 am

This sounds a lot like symptoms of Sensory Integration Dysfunction, a common condition comorbid with Dyspraxia.

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