"Mother's, take note. Don't allow your teenage daughters to shop without you! It is also vital to accompany kallahs. They are young and inexperienced and can't see how fitted clothes are alluring."
I put down this week's Hamodia.
"But it's not logical." I wonder out loud. "She's saying these girls are old enough to be brides, and choose their own husbands, but not old enough to choose their own clothes?"
Surely if they are responsible enough to get married, they can be trusted to go shopping on their own?
"Ah, but who's to say the brides choose their own husbands?" My mother points out the flaw in my logic.
Oh. Good point. Well that makes sense then. Obviously if you carefully select a teenage girl's husband for her, you should be watching over her shopping too. As the letter writer points out, the Satan lurks in every store, and every item of clothing needs careful inspection by a mature woman of experience.
The same way a potential son-in-law does.
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