The Girls' Growing Up in the Lord

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My bra size is 32aa and I am 15 years old. I am about 5 feet 7 inches. I don't know if I am at stage four or five because the length of my armpit hair has been the same since I was 13 (like my breasts) around 5mm long. If someone has been touching your breasts does that stop them from growing?

Do you think I have any chances of growing? Thank you for your time. Insecure teenagers are probably not what you need, but I appreciate it. Thank you.



It sounds like someone is trying to deceive you so that he has a chance to put his hands where they don't belong. If touching the breast stopped growth, few women would have breasts because their clothing touches their breasts. To be blunt, sexual arousal from someone touching your breasts doesn't promote or stop their growth either.

For girls, the main "marker" that you are getting close to your adult height is when you first begin having a period. Menarche usually doesn't occur until after your growth spurt. From that time on, you are only likely to grow a few more inches.

Breast development takes a bit longer and is usually marked by the general shape of the breasts. See the "Tanner Stages" for more details. Generally the breast reach their adult size about four years after your first period. To estimate what stage of development you are in, see the Tanner Stage Calculator for Girls .

Some people asked Solomon's wife how she managed to have such a happy marriage. They were concerned about their sister. "We have a little sister, and she has no breasts. What shall we do for our sister in the day when she is spoken for? If she is a wall, we will build upon her a battlement of silver; and if she is a door, we will enclose her with boards of cedar" (Song of Solomon 8:8-9). Their sister had not yet entered puberty, but their plan was to see how she behaved. If she was reserved and kept the boys away, they would make sure she looked attractive even in her defense (her battlement). If she was the type to chase after the boys, they would protect her from herself by preserving her.

Shulamith, Solomon's wife, answered, "I am a wall, and my breasts like towers; then I became in his eyes as one who found peace" (Song of Solomon 8:10). She stated that she was one who kept the boys away until she found the right man to marry. Do the same. You body is your own. Find a man who will respect you, not one who wishes to violate your privacy.