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    People Remember The Very First Time They Put On A Chest Binder

    Everyone remembers their first time... getting stuck.

    For many people, getting your first chest binder can be a really exciting moment...

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    ... but also, a frankly terrifying experience when you have no clue what you're doing.


    Where's the instruction manual?

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    We asked some people to think back on their very first chest binder: How did it feel to put on? What about the very first time you wore it out in public?

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    Odds are, you got completely stuck and had to phone a friend for help.

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    Maybe, upon further inspection, you realized you bought the wrong size.

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    But once you find the perfect fit?

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    Soon enough, you master the ins-and-outs of binding safely — you're feeling like a total pro.

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    Until, of course, you have to take it off.

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