You know what I hate? I hate those stupid “reblog if” posts. I do not need to reblog to validate my beliefs. I don’t need to prove my belief to someone who’s really using an issue to gain some notes. You do not get to benefit off of manipulating me. Whether or not that’s what your intention is, that’s what it feels like to me.
i don’t think you understand how violently protective i can be of fictional characters
I was talking to my brother about women’s attitudes towards their bodies, especially regarding weight/fat, and when he said “most guys don’t notice/care about that kind of thing,” I tried to explain why it was a lot more complicated than that. I ended up telling this story.
Body image is something that’s so hard to talk about, and it’s hard to express body positivity without sounding cheesy, false, or overly simplistic. But I’m gonna try. This is only my own experience, and it didn’t magically cure me of all my body image issues - but it was a major turning point for me nonetheless.