“Wouldn't it be perfect,” I lean against the sink's edge and talk sideways, “if I were to walk into the room tonight and make all his friends turn their heads?”
"You tell me not to judge myself, or people on how they look, Mamma, but what about the fact that you judge yourself all the time?" Asks a daughter.
Subconsciously or otherwise, Keerthi realized that this was what would be her friend for life. Her quick grasp and agile brain that assimilated stuff and applied it to the amazement of her teachers.
Body shaming can shred a woman's self-esteem and scar her for life. There is nothing more liberating than loving yourself as you are. Love your 'imperfect selves'.
In a recent video, Vidya Balan calls out body shamers and reminds us that everyone is special, irrespective of their body size, skin colour and other physical characteristics.
Don't get me wrong - I wouldn't really trade anything for my baby, but do you also go through these after having put on weight post pregnancy?
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