We were taught that body positivty & body confidence were interchangeable only to now find that bopo is exclusively for marginalised bodies. And as a result of this there is a backlash on “incorrectly” using the term.
TW. Bariatric surgery is not a decision I’ve made lightly & I’ve made it known to all the counselors / dietitians / exercise instructors I’ve met so far that I’m happy in my own skin & I will always support the plus world. So why am I scared of the plus world shunning me?
Why, in a world with an ever opening mind, is it socially acceptable to hold certain prejudices?
I want to put my serious voice on in aid of World Mental Health Day & I’d be most obliged if you read my whole post. The lot of it. And there is a lot of it! (TW: Suicide).