Boobs, boobs, boobs.
If you’ve got them for the long haul, it’s hard not to have a lot of feelings about them. Some of us hate our boobs, some of us love ’em, some of us rely on a push-up bra for confidence and others hope to mask their breasts in oversized shirts and bad posture. Oh, and when they’re not making us happy or sad they’re plaguing us with cancer worries or getting ogled at by straight dudes with absolutely zero subtlety and we just wish that our boobs could actually do something exciting like this:
Either way, boobs can be pretty important, so it’s good that we learned a thing or two or 13 this year. Check out these 13 things we learned about boobs in 2013!
Wearing The Wrong Bra Size Can Eff Up Your BodyWearing the wrong sized bra can lead to some pesky bodily pain, like headaches and backaches. Get a proper bra fitting if you're experiencing any discomfort! Source: Daria/MTV
The Average Bra Size In The USA Is 34DDBut some suspect that that is way off due to the lack of sizes offered in many stores that sell bras. Someone who thinks they're a 34DD could really be a 32G, squeezing into the largest size that can accommodate them. Source: YouTube/BeyonceVevo
Boobs Make Dudes ConfusedGuys look at your boobs and immediately have trouble answering basic questions. Our boobs are basically turn dudes into a Psyduck. Source: Pokemon
Your Boobs Could Get You Kicked Off Of The Football TeamThat's exactly what happened to 12-year-oldMaddy Paige earlier this year. Why? Lust and tingly feelings in straight boys' jock straps. Ugh. 'Sup, sexism? Source: Huffington Post
Guys Who Like Big Boobs Are Sexist Pigs, Apparently...As if women with larger breasts didn't need to feel more disgusted by the way they're treated, men who are into larger breasts are also bigger sexists. These studies are so anecdotal that I have a hard time taking them seriously, but as a large busted lady myself all I have to say is "yikes." Source: Beavis And Butthead/MTV
Our Boobs Define Us--According To Sexist PricksSo some high society magazine in the UK decided to make a list highlighting 34 successful British women's breasts. Um, naw. Source: Mad Men/AMC
Dudes Generally Don't Care If One Breast Is Slightly Bigger Than The OtherApparently it's just not a big deal so for those of you losing sleep over that, um, get some sleep? Source: Skins/E4
Only 53% Of Women Have Equal Sized BreastsIn case having validation from dudes is of little importance to you and your breast self-consciousness, you'll be pleased to know that only a little over half of all women have even breasts. Source: Mean Girls
Your Big Boobs Makes Broke Dudes HungryAccording to a psychological study, men who are attracted to larger breasts tend to be less financially well off because their love for big boobs reminds them of their desire for food and resources. Whole new meaning to the idea of someone hungrily staring at my breasts, I guess. Source: YouTube/Nicki Minaj
80% Of Lumps In Your Breasts Are BenignIf you feel a lump in your breast, it's probably not cancerous. Breats have non-cancerous lumps hanging out in there all the time. Source: Shutterstock
But Breast Cancer Is Still The Most Commonly Diagnosed Cancer For WomenSo if you feel anything unusual, make sure to get it checked out. Better safe than sorry! Source: Shutterstock
Our Boobs Get Bigger When We're Turned OnIf you're feeling hot and bothered then your boobs will get a little bigger. The more you know... Source: Austin Powers
Boobs Are FabNo citation required. It's just a fact. Bow down to the power of the boobs. But if you don't believe it then you'll have to resort to Reddit for validation. Source: My Mad Fat Diary/E4
Which of these facts and stories actually surprised you? Which weird you out? Tell us in the comments!