Alternatives to Binding

While many people feel that binding, at least sometimes, is necessary for their sense of wellbeing, some may prefer a balance between binding and alternatives, or relying more heavily on alternatives. Some common alternatives to binding are included in this section.

  • Wearing shirts that include buttons, patterns, or material useful for cutting curve lines to the viewer’s eye.
  • When taking a break from binding, curating strategies for mental wellbeing, self-love, maintaining safe(r) spaces, and utilizing safe and supportive social networks.

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