I expect that females crossing their legs one way probably grew up because of type of clothing worn and has persisted from mostly seeing other women cross their legs this way - positive reinforcement. Quote: Originally posted by TheLoadedDog In Sydney we have double deck trains. That alone can inspire the world. Not that it's not impressive but it doesn't offer that, like you said, a relax n acceptable feeling. In referring to the etiquette involved in women crossing their legs.
In long dresses you can sit knees apart and even cross-legged with no worry and look more elegant than those who sit uncomfortably in short skirts with knees perpetually together. Fulloflovesites, it may be rare, but to me, the sense that those girls including you considers trying to move like one means the beautiful feminine side that's innate within you. And you might find it useful someday. So communication-wise, this version of straight legs is preferable. But yes, it is a criteria for men as well. Quote: Originally posted by Opengrave I cross my legs 'like a girl' at the knee because it is usually way too painful to cross my legs 'like a guy' one ankle on the opposing knee.
Have a relaxing and fun weekend. Pain is supposed to teach you. So during negotiations, check if you can see the other person sitting with straight legs before you present. I think the reason so many women sit cross-legged is because they grew up mirroring their elders, friends and siblings. And what's interesting is there may be a correlation between your legs and your ability to negotiate. Crossed Legs A sub dedicated to women with their legs crossed.
In fact, science points out that sitting with the knees together is physiologically easier for women. . How did she get her legs so wrapped up like that? It's so nice to hear there are still many women who teaches manners, poise and grace. For some people it's hard enough to just sit comfortable with one leg over the other -- and men especially. The crossing is at the ankles.
In Vancouver, there is a notorious kook who rides the 7 Fraser Street line. I spoke to my doctor and he said it is perfectly fine to sit cross legged. This would not be as hard for you to keep your legs closed in that regard. Thank you for dropping, it's so nice meeting you. I believe it only takes an effort to educate girls today of that lost womanly finesse. Just hit the report button and leave a reason why. I have heard this numerous times from my ma in law and also from my colleague that pregnant women should not sit cross legged.
Fair warning, it almost hurts to look at this photo of a woman sitting on a subway that's going viral. Hello Tonipet, I love the topic, and all that I've read. If you're crossing your legs at the knees, there should be no space between the heel and the other ankle. This worry has only came about recently when shorter dresses came into vogue. Women often hold their arms closer to their bodies than men do, and keep their legs closer together during interactions, indicating a more reserved, less casual attitude than displayed by their male counterparts.
I may wear something halter-top comfortably, but not a skirt that falls above the knee - no way. If the skirt is to the ankles or even mid calf one can sit in any manner for it covers all personal areas and nothing is showing. A pool of learning is a pool of elegance, lol. There has always been some rendition of this pose, to make the body appear even more sensual and inviting. It's more likely for two people to agree on something when no legs are crossed. According to the great yoga guru, Swami Sivananda, the Lotus Pose is good for both men and women.
Can someone please throw some light to this. I mean, really, those tight skirts that ends just below my crotch. He won't stop until the person puts their feet flat on the floor, or he is subdued by other passengers. Sitting with your legs nicely crossed is one thing, but this woman somehow managed to twist her legs around each other nearly three times! But he recommended siddhasana for men only, saying it is not suitable for women ladies, female persons, whatever. It seems like you're either a natural pretzel, or you're not.
No — both options have multiple versions. Men who sit like this also commonly 1 place their interlocked hands on their knees or 2 grip the arms of their chair tightly. Here in Australia, we men all cross our knees however we want and nobody says a word. It's power enough to captivate the hearts of the strong. She will always sit gracefully.