Body Image and the Media

June 28, 2010
By TristeLuvz2Write SILVER, Groton, New York
TristeLuvz2Write SILVER, Groton, New York
7 articles 3 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life's Not about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
"Maybe I should call Bella and hang up!" --Quil Ateara, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse


Body Image.
Well, obviously it’s everywhere, but how we think we’re supposed to look like is ridiculous. We can’t all be stick figures and so skinny you can see our ribs. I don’t have a problem with people who look like that, but the media puts skinny models on the covers of all the popular magazines. It’s insane. I deeply think the media should change the perspective of how girls need to be skinny to be beautiful. We’re all different sizes and shapes. That’s what makes the world wonderful. No one should have to looked down upon in society because they’re not “beautiful” or “skinny enough”. Please be logical and not make girls feel self-conscious every time they see a tiny girl on the cover of a magazine.



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on Jul. 9 2010 at 10:06 am
TristeLuvz2Write SILVER, Groton, New York
7 articles 3 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life's Not about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
"Maybe I should call Bella and hang up!" --Quil Ateara, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

I normally don't write about opinion. I'm more of a fantasy girl. But I had an urge to write about this topic. Now I'm glad I did! :)

on Jul. 6 2010 at 4:51 pm
SecretNonConformist SILVER, Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Favorite Quote:
The only thing necessary for the triumph of
evil is for good men to do nothing."
-Edmund Burke

"Bless the children, give them triumph, now!"
Aeschylus, The Libation Bearers

Thank you so much for writing this! I don't have a "perfect" (notice the quotes) body and despite the fact my body actually isn't ugly I still think it is because it is not what the media says it should be. I'm glad you decided to write this because it's very true.

on Jul. 6 2010 at 12:21 pm
TristeLuvz2Write SILVER, Groton, New York
7 articles 3 photos 18 comments

Favorite Quote:
Life's Not about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
"Maybe I should call Bella and hang up!" --Quil Ateara, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Thanks! It means alot that you commented! I'm just starting to post on this site.

on Jul. 3 2010 at 6:13 pm

Hey all,

I'm trying to get together a list of pro-esteem media etc and need your help! More at ... www.MuseInTheMirror.com

Thanks!


on Jul. 1 2010 at 6:22 pm
MumblingMelanie DIAMOND, Jackson, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
Don't be a victim; be a titan.

Not very lengthy, but powerful.

:)





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