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As a curvy woman you deserve respect the way you are - including respect from yourself!

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I was recently hanging out with a guy friend of mine and I mentioned that I was working out, eating healthier, and consciously trying to lose weight.  He mentioned that some guys like curvy girls and that I should keep that in mind when connecting with someone online.  I got feisty and said, “Geez, I’m damned if I do and damned if I don’t!  Some guys don’t like me because I’m too plus sized and now I have to worry about losing too much weight for others?”  I felt as if it was a no-win situation.  But he got me thinking.  I need to embrace my curves.

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My weight has fluctuated over the years and during the heavier moments in my life, I’ve worried that no guys would be attracted to me.  I realize as I’ve gotten older:  there will always men who will be attracted to me, and there will always be some that aren’t.  Period. That’s just a fact, no matter what size I am.  You must know what I mean.

bookstore150 Embrace Your Curves by @SingleSassyBlogFor those of us who’ve grown up looking at fashion magazines, we’ve been conned into believing that we should look like the models in the magazines.  But, the reality is that most of the models are under the age of 17 and have barely hit puberty.  Try fitting a 40-year-old woman into clothing designed for a teenager.  Exactly.  It doesn’t work. And it shouldn’t.

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