We ought to step back from ourselves and take a critical look at the media and what it is selling us, why people fat-shame and make the comments that they do. If we can take back our power and understand that beauty is a subjective term that is based on what sells in that particular time, perhaps we might not feel as bad anymore.
There was a point in time when your body was the ideal. Trends do not determine your worth. People will always be afraid of what is different. There will always be someone who is skinnier or has more likes, and even those people aren’t “happy.”
Please find below an article that was published in Muslim.co ‘Let’s Talk about Body Dysmorphia in Muslim Communities’. This is a very brave attempt and thank the author for this brilliant article. We share the article below for research and information purpose only.
By: Rania Rizvi