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    Updated on Jul 25, 2019. Posted on Jul 20, 2019

    18 Things That Are Too Real For People With Big Hips

    Pros: They second as a shelf. Cons: Jeans...just all jeans.

    1. Look, that hourglass shape may be cute, but you know better than anyone that having big ol' hips is both a blessing and a curse.

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    2. On the good side of things, your hips second as a shelf for holding big boxes, and can even be a seat for toddlers.

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    3. Plus, they act as an extra set of hands when you need to close doors.

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    4. On the other side of things, shopping for jeans is a whole-ass nightmare because your waist is at least two sizes smaller than your hips.

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    5. So you have, like, a billion belts to solve this issue.

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    6. Because all of your bottoms have THE GAP. Oh, you know all about the dreaded GAP.

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    7. The gap that's stretched because you've got to do the old jump and shimmy just to get your jeans on over your hips.

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    8. But leggings and sweatpants are your best friends.

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    9. Meanwhile, unexpected sharp corners are your enemy.

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    10. And you're often stuck playing what I like to refer to as "hip pinball" whenever you walk down narrow aisles, constantly bumping into people.

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    11. The middle seats in cars and on airplanes were invented just to spite you.

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    12. And you don't fit on some amusement park rides (no, seriously) directly due to the circumference of your hips.

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    13. When you lose weight...it goes from your top half only.

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    14. And when you gain weight, it goes DIRECTLY to your bottom half.

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    15. While a minidress or miniskirt might be a perfectly acceptable length on other people...your hips add some extra, unwanted ~scandal~ to your look.

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    16. And even worse, you have to put all dresses and skirts on OVER your head, since you can't pull them up over your big ol' hips.

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    17. Still, you can't deny that — once you finally get that outfit on — your hips make a pretty great addition to your shape.

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    18. Overall, as big of a pain in the literal ass as your hips may be, you still love them because they're a part of you...and you KNOW you're awesome.

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