She got over the issue and returned to normal size, but she retained psychological and physical scars of the ordeal.About 10 years ago, I dated a woman who was 5-9 and 128 pounds.
Most of the images surrounding us show impossible women, unhealthy women, women that take up minimal space.
And women who must spend the majority of their time, energy, and money on their appearance.
The magazine argues that models small enough to work in mainstream modeling meet the definition of anorexic.
I don’t know about that, but I do know that I almost find those waifs attractive.
I’m going to mention three examples of women I’ve known.
When I was a senior in high school, a very attractive girl in my graduating class suddenly started losing weight.
most attractive, but the truth is that if a woman has to feel that she doesn’t have worth unless she’s attractive, there’s something very wrong with that.
It’s true to an extent even with men, but women are seen — first and foremost — as what they look like. I’ve come to the conclusion that without worrying about your weight, it’s difficult to stay a healthy wait with age.
Of course, there’s more to being attractive than being the right size.
Everyone already knows that I give lots and lots of extra bonus points to women who are smart, funny and like to read. Real women — with curvy bodies and well-developed minds and beautiful hearts and nuanced values — are the interesting ones. If feeling ugly provides me the motivation to get to where I want and probably ought to be, then, well, there’s my motivation. 🙁 One of the problems is the implied assumption that it’s women’s full-time job to look attractive. But to answer the question where all the madness comes from – of course the culture and the media have a huge part.
What I’ve become sure of is that women have very distorted images of their body size today.