Living, Breathing Doormats

Living, Breathing Doormats

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"I was a fat kid growing up, much like my brothers and cousins. And, just like them, I loved to e...
Today I Feel Beautiful

Today I Feel Beautiful

"If you have met me a year ago, you wouldn’t recognise my attitude towards my own reflection. Po...
This is a Non-binary Body

This is a Non-binary Body

"I identify as non binary and use 'they' pronouns. I found it a lot easier to love my body befor...
I Will Never Let Her Down

I Will Never Let Her Down

"Loving others is peasy! Loving myself... it's an ongoing process. But I will get there. I'm a h...
I Found My Boyfriend's 'Lads Magazines'

I Found My Boyfriend's 'Lads Magazines'

"I was just a late developer. Add to that a rake-thin physique during the size zero fad era. Girl...
I Wear My Scars with Pride

I Wear My Scars with Pride

"I wear my scars with pride, I'm proud of the figure I have and it's taken me a while to do so, b...
The Deep V Between My Thighs that Screams Desire

The Deep V Between My Thighs that Screams Desire

"I'm 33 and it's taken me too long to love this body. I've been an extra in the background of the...
Gender Dysphoria Causes Me Panic Attacks

Gender Dysphoria Causes Me Panic Attacks

"Being non-binary has caused me to always have a unique relationship with my body. Gender dysphor...
I Will Continue to Be Grateful

I Will Continue to Be Grateful

"I’m not ever going to love my body 100% of the time but I do love the way my skin feels so soft ...
As if It Was Another Woman's

As if It Was Another Woman's

"I don’t appreciate my body as much as I would like to. I follow so many accounts and women on In...
I Am Worthy

I Am Worthy

"Self love hasn’t always come naturally to me. I’ve been fat, I’ve been thin, I’ve been muscly an...
Four Weeks Ago I Gave Birth

Four Weeks Ago I Gave Birth

"Four weeks ago I gave birth. That wasn’t the tricky part - I was anaesthetised from the chest do...
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I Love My Body Now

"I love my body now, but when I was younger I really didn’t. I was really insecure about my heigh...
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More of a Woman

"Sometimes I feel incomplete. Sometimes I feel complete. Sometimes I feel that having more skin a...
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I'm Over Waiting Till I'm an Ideal Weight

"I’ve been on diets since I was 12, last year after delving into the positive community I quit. I...
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My Body's Worth

"Nine months ago I had a baby and nine months before that, I stopped feeling like my body was my ...
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I Believed the Lie I'd Whispered Since I Was 11

"Growing up, my mother was the most beautiful woman I knew. All my friends had crushes on her, he...
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Becoming a Mother Taught Me to Love My Body

"Becoming a mother taught me to love my body.This is me 10 months postpartum.Since having my bea...
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My Skin Is My Glory

"I never had a great relationship with my body, which might be why I'm so obsessed with jeweller...
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I Really Hate My Body

"I really hate my body. When I see anime girls or models, I feel inferior because they have a pe...
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Journey to Self Love

This participant has battled anorexia and binge eating as an adult. Joining our gallery is part o...
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My Body Is Perfect, and So Is Yours

"I always had a list of things ‘wrong’ with my body growing up (like most women are conditioned ...
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I've Changed Who I See as an Inspiration

"My relationship with my body has been rocky over the years. I have stretch marks and scars and b...
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She Stands Here Strong

"I've been cruel to my body, but she stands here strong.⁠ ⁠I've battled with cyclical depression ...
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I'm Just So Tired

"I use to be ashamed of this body, my small mosquito bite breasts, my flat bum, a fatty bit at th...
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Begun to Accept

"It has only been within the last year that I have really begun to accept and love my body. It’s ...
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An Interesting Relationship

"I have a very interesting relationship with my body. She's been through a few different phases a...
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The Greatest Scapegoat

"My appearance has always been the greatest scapegoat for the inadequacies and hurt I've felt and...
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Body Issue Has Always Been An Issue

"Body image has always been an issue for me growing up. Society teaches us as females we should ...
Learning to Reframe

Learning to Reframe

"I think I've had body issues for as long as I can remember, and I think this will constantly be ...
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Our Bodies Deserve More

"'Our bodies deserve more than to be war-torn and collateral' - Mary Lambert It’s not easy for me...
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It's Such a Mixed Bag

"My relationship with my body is such a mixed bag. I wish I could say I'm at a full blown lizzo l...
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My Body Is My Home

"My body is my home. I've spent most of my time in my developing body hating it. My breasts are t...
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My Relationship With My Flesh

"My relationship with my flesh has been different... It would either be a separate part of me or ...
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No Words

This participant chose not to write about their body. ESPAÑOL: La participante escogió no escrib...
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Learning to Accept

"I struggle to embrace the way my body carries extra weight in my face, belly and upper body in g...