Adventure Women

18 Things You’ll Only Understand If You Were A Tomboy Growing Up

If you need me, I'll be up that tree...

1) Family members bought you dolls for a few birthdays…

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2) … But soon realised that these were more up your street

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3) Your friends liked playing ‘pretend’ when you went to their house

2) But you were much happier just climbing trees in the garden

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3) While other girls wanted to be Belle and Jasmine, you identified most with Pocahontas…

4) And Mulan

5) Until you were a bit older and this film came out

6) You were CONSTANTLY making dens

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7) And you used to daydream about one day making a real treehouse


8) Your hair was always knotty …

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9) Your knees were constantly scabbed…

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10)… And the soles of your feet were permanently dirty


11)  You were the only girl in your gang when playing outside…

12)   Because you never understood why girls spent so much playing time making up dance routines.
 13) Dungarees were your life

14) (And that’s not changed)


15) While other girls had one of these…
 16) … You were more into these

 17) You firmly believe that being a tomboy made you who you are today


18) (And by that you mean pretty awesome)

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