Body image is taught, and society seems to want to accept only the "perfect" images presented to us by the media, Hollywood, etc. Women's rights have advanced so far over the last century, you'd think this issue would've taken care of itself. Why hasn't it?!
MEN & WOMEN...NEVER BE ASHAMED OF YOUR BODY...embrace your figure-regardless of size & love the scars-physical & emotional-they are merely signs of the battles endured & WON to become who you are now xxx THAT IS REAL BEAUTY
Normal physical changes of the body during teen years can cause distress to young people, especially females, as their hips, waists and thighs change shape. The cultural ideal of beauty and attractiveness is generally centered on being slim (for females) and muscly (for males) and many young people feel dissatisfied with themselves during this time due to such transformations.