“We live in a culture that fosters bodily dissatisfaction in women and encourages them to hate their bodies. Body hatred functions as a common thread that ties women together and rather than using this as a means to attack each other, we should use the shared experiences against the common enemy and focus on dismantling the social and cultural constructs that engender bodily hatred in the first place.
We shouldn’t need to seek reassurance that we aren’t fat. Rather, we should work towards creating a culture that reassures us that our body does not reflect on who we are as people.”
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” We shouldn’t need to qualify treating people respectfully.”