Is Your Body Image Hurting Your Love Life? 3 Ways To Change | Lisa Goldberg | YourTango | BBW Life | Scoop.it
It's hard to have a healthy relationship if you hate your body.

 

Self-confidence and feeling sexy is tough to imagine when you are overweight and focused on what is wrong with your body. Our media-obsessed culture has taught us that we need to be thin to be beautiful and lovable. The shame that comes from not being thin enough can impact how we see our worth and our level of self-confidence. This in turn leads to a preoccupation of doing whatever it takes to get thin, yet the dieting, obsession and self criticism that often follows is anything but sexy and takes a toll on finding and keeping relationships.