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Omg I’m dying
That awkward moment when pop stars can’t even sing this good live.
When my daughter first showed signs of hating herself, I got out photoshop. We went and found an image of her choosing, of a woman. I spent the next two hours showing her just how easy it was to alter this woman. I changed her hair, whitened her teeth, made her thinner. I erased her blemishes and even made her taller while my daughter sat there aghast. At the end of it she loudly said - ” THAT’S NOT FAIR!”
I told her that damn near every image she saw of people in magazines, on television, etc, was altered like this, and that she should never compare herself to that, because even supermodels don’t look like supermodels.
I wish I could do that for every child. I wish it was a mandatory class in school.
I AM SHOWING THIS TO EVERYONE
I SAW THIS IN CLASS BEFORE. THE TEACHER WAS ALL LIKE ”please, never compare yourself to people you see in magazines. They’re always altered. It’s as easy as that.” I ALMOST STOOD UP AND YELLED ”AMEN, MISS. AMEN.”
I first saw this at Bible Camp several years ago in a seminar on beauty or insecurity or something.
It still stuns me that it hasn’t circulated as much as I thought it should/would.
I think this should be shown in every health ed class. Health is a class everyone does and this is something everyone should see.
Not just woman, but men too. Because while we’re striving to BE this, a lot of them are striving to FIND this.
i WOULD FREAK OUT
#1 rule that applies to THG fandom: you must reblog this when you see it.
what what what
OH GOD WHY DID SOMEONE BRING THIS BACK NOW I AM DROWNING IN TEARS OF NOSTALGIA.