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why body positivity is important for all body types (add more if I missed anything)
  • for kids who grew up over/underweight and don’t/can’t know life otherwise
  • for people whose parents were very strict about their weights all their lives
  • for people who have eating disorders
  • for people recovering from an eating dosorder who think their bodies are ugly now that they’re getting better
  • for people who can’t afford to eat every day or who can’t afford to not eat out every day
  • for people struggling with self worth
  • for people whose coping mechanisms affect how their body looks
  • for people who used to look one way in the past but now look different in a way society doesn’t approve of
  • for people who can’t excercise due to physical or mental illnesses
  • for people who can’t excercise because they don’t have time
  • for people who are seen as healthy by their weight but can’t pursue actual health because it would change their weight in a way that isn’t “good”
  • for the people who are healthy that don’t “look” healthy based on their appearance
  • for people who are hairy or who have no hair at all
  • for people who are intersex and are practically forced into conformity and hiding it
  • for people who are pregnant or have been pregnant and don’t like their pregnant/post pregnancy bodies
  • for boys and girls that don’t exactly physically fit with their standards of femininity or masculinity
  • for people with health problems that make it difficult to change their weights
  • for short people and tall people that are on “too extreme” ends of the height spectrum
  • for people who have been in accidents
  • for people who look at magazines and billboards wishing to be something that even the models are not
  • for trans people who aren’t passing, can’t pass, or aren’t out yet
  • for disabled people, for amputees, for people who don’t fit the strict definition of “normal”
  • for people who are bullied and made fun of
  • for people who have scars or stretch marks or bruises or pigmentation
  • for people who are self conscious about their skin color, texture, etc
  • for people whose lives are being run by western beauty standards
  • for people who bleach or tan their skin because they don’t like their natural color
  • for people who are stereotyped by the way they look
  • for people who were/are being physically/mentally abused
  • for people who look a certain way to please their significant others or family or whoever
  • for people suffering with mental illness who are unsatisfied with their bodies
  • for people who are told they are too skinny or too fat
  • for people that don’t hear that they are beautiful
  • for people who are valued for their bodies rather than their minds
  • for people who wear makeup to please others rather than themselves
  • for people who you need to “take swimming on the first date”
  • for people whose partners leave them after seeing them without makeup
  • for people with acne, eczema, rosacea, hyperpigmentation, etc;
  • for people with lines, wrinkles, bags under their eyes
  • for people who think they’re beautiful while everyone else is telling them they are wrong
  • for people with natural hair
  • for people who are older who think they’ve lost their beauty
  • for people who are younger who think that beauty means only one thing
  • for people who raise their children with the same beauty ideals they were raised on
  • body positivity is actually for literally everyone in the world