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scarlet_owl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-05 04:11 PM
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12. Though I would never consider it myself, I respect the rights of
Edited on Thu Apr-14-05 04:15 PM by scarlet_owl
others to do so. The way I see it, I don't need to have my body cut into and re-shaped just so I can fit into society's standards of beauty. My self-esteem does not hinge on wheather my nose is perfect or my breasts are perky. But I do understand that for some people it is very important to them, and I respect it if that's their thing. On edit: as a culture, we need to let young people (especially girls) know that it's okay not to look like what they see on television or in magazines.
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