So I am sure that you know by now that I lOVE tuning into the girl chat segment on the daytime talk show The Real!!!! I LOVE that they tackle REAL LIFE ISSUES and bring AWARENESS to subjects such as BODY SHAMING! I think that we are TOO comfortable weighing in on other peoples lives, struggles, challenges, etc! I do not think that it is RIGHT to body shame ANYONE! We have to accept that we all come in DIFFERENT SHAPES and SIZES!
I remember being made fun of growing up because I was always very TALL! I would be called DOOFY by the boys in my class often. I am so thankful that I never let it make me feel UBER SELF CONSCIOUS however, I would be lying if I did not admit that those comments would make me feel not as "pretty" as some of the other girls. I learned in junior high school that my height was actually a COOL attribute and that it did not stop guys from liking me or wanting to date me. As I got even older I really began APPRECIATING my height as it made me feel even more feminine, graceful, and balanced out my weight nicely!!
I hope that this clip encourages us all to appreciate our beauty and not let what others think of us DICTATE HOW WE FEEL ABOUT OURSELVES!! Most people who body shame others are OFTEN INSECURE WITH THEIR OWN BODIES/BEINGS!!!
Love who you are.....flaws and all!!!!