What I Thought Would Fix My Body Image: Part Two (Marriage)

Yesterday, I shared one way I (ineffectively) tried to fix my body image. Truth is, after I tried and it failed, I wasn’t all that surprised. Why? Because I knew the real reason I wasn’t happy with my body had to be because I was single. Deep down I was sure if I just had a man, all these body image issues would evaporate without a trace.

Boy was I wrong. 

I’ve blogged about this a bit before, so if you want to read more, you can do that here or here. Or, if you just want to hear how it happened–straight from the horse’s (embarrassed) mouth. Click to watch today’s video:

Questions for reflection

If you are married, did you believe that marriage would solve (or at least help) your insecurity or body image struggles? Did it? Do you still believe that a “mere man” can fix body image issues?

Has your husband helped you in the arena of body image? Does he struggle to know what to say or do when you talk about your struggle? (If so, recommend this post– How to Help Your Wife With Body Image Issues– to him!)

If you are single, have you ever thought “If I just had a man . . .I wouldn’t struggle?” (It’s okay if you did, that’s what I believed!


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