It’s Time to Trash Body Positivity

Very negative article. Body positivity is not about other people — it’s about your relationship with your own body. It isn’t intended to change anyone else’s mind, or redefine beauty. It’s not even about beauty. It’s about a self-love that includes your body as well as your other facets — your mind, your spirit, your character.

Articles like this, which start off on the wrong premise and proceed to get even more negative, are harmful. And even if body positivity were another form of conventional beauty under a different name (which it is NOT) — telling women to trash the attempt to love themselves isn’t helpful at all.

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