A poem on how the author has struggled to take up space and curled herself into a ball, due to her eating disorders, and the uncurling thereafter.
Tag: false beauty standards
My Body, a Language of Vulnerability
A poem on beauty standards set by society and the war many of us are forced to fight with ourselves on a daily basis.
Tracing the Contours of Beauty
I have been trying to teach myself for a long time now that my body is simply another aspect of my entire being.
The Grooming Gap: Why Does it Cost More to be a Woman?
Women are forced by the system to pay more for products which have only cosmetic differences from comparable products intended for men.
On our complicated relationship and perpetual struggle with beauty standards.