It’s hard, in today’s society, to possess absolute confidence in yourself as a woman. The expectations from the media demonstrate a poor example of what it is to be a woman. No one person is perfect – what is perfection anyway, isn’t that in the eye of the beholder? – I’ve yet to meet a woman that says ‘I am 100% happy with my body’ and I find that deeply saddening.
Why do we find it so hard to accept who and what we are? That’s the million dollar question isn’t it? Again, I harp back to the media. Open any glossy, woman’s magazine and you see beautiful women with porcelain, flawless skin, not a blemish in sight. Stick thin, young models thrust their youthful skinniness into our faces, daring us to deny that, actually, yes, we would like to be skinny too. But we know it just isn’t going to happen because we have been trying for years and whatever we do doesn’t work, does it?
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