My 16-year-old daughter wants to wear band T-shirts for heavy metal groups like Metallica. I said no, and she pointed out that I had let her brother wear similar shirts. I explained that it’s different for guys and that when a girl wears that type of shirt she gives the wrong impression. She blew up at me for being “sexist and unfair” and said that if people would form an opinion of her based on a T-shirt, she couldn’t care less about what they had to say. I still think it’s a bad idea, but am I overreacting?
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