SOCIAL NORMS VIOLATION PROJECT
SOCIAL NORM # 1
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Wear Clothes Forward
Clothes are made to wear forward with the tag in the back. They are designed to fit one way.
SOCIAL NORM VIOLATION #1
Wear Clothes Backwards
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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
REACTIONS TO SOCIAL NORM VIOLATION#1
Many people stared. An elderly woman shook her head at me. A group of teens said nice clothes and snickered.
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.
SOCIAL NORM # 2
Do not drink alcohol during pregnancy.
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Alcohol consumption can harm the unborn child.
SOCIAL NORM VIOLATION #2
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.
REACTIONS TO SOCIAL NORM VIOLATION#2
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....
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