Accepting Myself Image Essay

Submitted By Cheeymarie
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Accepting Myself Image
Women get advertised for their body, face, hair etc. As if we’re suppose to be flawless. If we didn’t have hair dye, face and body implants and weight loss advertisement, all women would learn to love their self image.
To reflect on my self image I started with a 6 foot butcher paper, asked someone to draw my outline, and then reviewed my body.
The characteristics that I don’t like about myself are my hair, eyesight, body shape and my stretch marks. My hair is not as thick as it used to be and I don’t like the fact that it doesn’t have volume. I’ve always had problems with my eyesight since the third grade and having glasses makes me feel like people don’t see that I’m pretty with them; only without. I used to have a nice body shape before I got pregnant, and knowing that my body has changed its format doesn’t make me confident anymore. Having stretch marks since puberty was an issue until it escalated on my stomach it’s hard for me to deal with when I see crop tops that I used to wear and knowing I wont be able to wear them again.
The characteristics that I do like about myself are my personality, height, teeth and my skin. I like my personality because I’m very polite, out going, adventurous, and funny at times. I’m 5’2 and half; I don’t think that’s too tall or too short and I’m perfectly happy with that. Before I never liked my teeth until I begged my parents to get my braces. I had for two and half years and now that their off I