Social Norms Violation
Picture from trattorialuccadining. com Wear Clothes Forward Rationale: Clothes are made to wear forward with the tag in the back. They are designed to fit one way. Wear Clothes Backwards Picture from toddnjenifermoss. blogspot. com Hooded Sweatshirt and Jeans Occurred on Wednesday at Wal-Mart from 6:30pm – 7:15pm. Walked around the grocery department Walked around the health and beauty care department Walked around the electronics department . Other’s Reactions Many people stared.
An elderly woman shook her head at me. A group of teens said nice clothes and snickered. Own Reactions Felt very uncomfortable physically and mentally. ? Extremely embarrassed by people’s looks and comments Never did adjust to wearing clothes that way. I could not wait to turn them back around. Do not drink alcohol during pregnancy. Rationale: Picture from purelyfitness. com
Alcohol consumption can harm the unborn child. Wore a pregnant belly suit to a restaurant and ordered a beer. Picture from babble. com Occurred Friday from 7:00pm – 8:15pm at Don Pablo’s Restaurant. Got seated in the middle of the restaurant. Once the waitress asked what she could get us to drink, I responded with a Miller Lite. Other’s Reactions Waitress walked over to another waitress and they both looked at me. I am assuming she was asking if she should bring me a beer. The wife at the table next to us was staring at me.
Very nervous even before ordering Extremely uncomfortable Felt like a terrible person and mother Mortified when the waitresses were obviously talking about me. Social Norm Violations affect: Violated Violator Social Norm Violations cause extreme discomfort for everyone affected. When you violate a social norm, you are frowned upon by society. It is much easier to go with a social norm than it is to violate it.