9 Stories Of Women's Complicated Relationships With Their Bodies

Young woman applying make-up in mirror, close-up
Young woman applying make-up in mirror, close-up

I can remember being hyper-aware of my body as a little kid. I was 8 years old and refused to wear pants at all because I was worried about showing everyone how chubby my thighs were. Thinking back, it was kind of bizarre for an 8-year-old to feel that way. I was bullied a lot for having baby fat though, so it was something that was always on my mind.