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How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bananarama Mar 18, 2012. 18 Replies

Hey guys :D,I've been in love with dreads for almost 3 years now and want them superrrrbadly! Except my parents are completely against them and think they are "unhealthy" (<--- i know...haha…Continue

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Bananarama replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"oh it's been so long! Thankyou though! :) and in the end, she just didnt think it was healthy or a good 'image' (it really did just go against how she was brought up) but i think ive changed her mind about it, and whenever anyone says…"
Mar 18, 2012
Linds replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"JUST realized that the last post was June 2011, hahahahaha!  Hopefully all went well :) "
Mar 17, 2012
Linds replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"I'm wondering if there is any time in the past where your mom didn't like something you did but you managed to work with it and eventually prove your case?  Personal example: when I was 16 I wanted to get my eyebrow pierced but needed…"
Mar 17, 2012
Bananarama replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"Yeah! thanks, thats a really good idea! Shall do that :)"
Jun 17, 2011
Julian replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"It might also not be a bad idea to gather a few pictures of peoples' dreads earlier on and then when they've matured, that way your parents might see that it is a process and they will look amazing in the end and that your not "doing…"
Jun 17, 2011
Bananarama replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"brilliant ideas guys! I will start growing my dreads for sure by the end of the week! :) HAHAHA. althoguh im thinking of just doing them now, im going away for 12 days with a bunch of friends, so i can just let them grow :) muahaha. Thanks…"
Jun 17, 2011

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Cathy Givans replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"Just a side note, I know you have already developed a plan, but it seems to really help parental figures when they realize that even famous people are doing it. After all, Hollywood stars aren't dirty (at least they aren't supposed to be,…"
Jun 16, 2011
Katrina Randall replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"just do it anyway! it's your head of hair. you should be able to do what you want with them. what are they going to do? cut all your hair off while you're sleeping?  OR show them all the comments on here and how supportive people are.…"
Jun 16, 2011
Electric Mama replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"Iwould just do it!! Who cares what they say?! My parents have always hated my tattoos, piercings, style, dreads, etc. Doesn't mean they love me less.    Now I am saying this speaking as a daughter, not a mother! haha Good luck!!"
Jun 16, 2011
Bananarama replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"GENIUS! I am definately doing this, thankyou! "
Jun 16, 2011
ElaurenG replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"I had another thought to add to...maybe show them some before and after pics of people once they've taken out their dreads. Show them that it isn't as permanent necessarily like a tattoo, that people can comb and condition out quite a bit…"
Jun 15, 2011
Chels ;) replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"welcome babydoll :) "
Jun 15, 2011
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"Wooo! hapy for you man :) Enjoy them!  "
Jun 15, 2011
Bananarama replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"LEGENDS! You guys are flippin amazing! thankyou, so so so much! I'm going to show them this site, and i will make a collection of beautiful dread pictures (thankyou chels :) for the idea!) Brandy and trina, awesome idea! and ElaurenG, i…"
Jun 15, 2011
ElaurenG replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"I would maybe involve them in the decision about which method to use as well. Like the pros and cons of natural vs. putting them in. I'm just thinking about my mom, she was really shocked and kinda offended that I didn't talk to her about…"
Jun 14, 2011

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☮ soaring eagle ॐ replied to Bananarama's discussion How to Convince Parents to allow Dreads? Any Ideas?
"argh i just wrote out a real long thing and someone knocked over my keyboard and i lost it all ok to start over   dear mom and dad you probably are aware of certain stereotypes surrpunding dreadlocks  however you probably also know…"
Jun 14, 2011

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