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Is it really worth the pain?
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Is Plastic Surgery Right For You?

What do you tell someone who is depressed or has a distorted sense of their body and believes getting plastic surgery will make him/her better? It is important for anyone considering plastic surgery to know what it can and cannot accomplish.

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How Bad Body Image Affects Intimacy

Intimacy. In a romantic relationship, it is a sacred bond that requires openness and vulnerability. It requires the courage to express the deepest parts of yourself, knowing that you can truly trust the other person.

40 Reasons To Love Your Body Just The Way It Is [EXPERT]
You're beautiful just the way you are!
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40 Reasons To Love Your Body Just The Way It Is

You could drive yourself crazy following fad diets, trying to sculpt six-pack abs or shooting to shed those final five pounds. Instead, why not learn to love your body just the way it is? After all, you may never achieve Jennifer Aniston's lean limbs or Halle Berry's perfect curves, but you're stuck with the body you have, so why not rock it? Below are some of the reasons we think you should embrace your body, cellulite and all.

Love Your Body: 35 Ways To Improve Your Health [EXPERT]
Improve your physical health and learn to love the way you look!
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Love Your Body: 35 Ways To Improve Your Health

One sure-fire way to improve your body image is to improve your overall health. Getting in better shape, eating healthy foods, and generally practicing a healthy lifestyle is your best bet for feeling good about your body. However, if you're like us, you're overwhelmed by the plethora of measures you can to take to improve your health. That's why we asked our experts to narrow down the list for us. Check it out below.

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Do you have a thin friend who thinks she's heavy?
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Body Image: Help! My Skinny Friend Thinks She's Fat

If you have a friend whose physique you envy, but all she seems to do is talk badly about her body, it can be pretty tempting to shake her and scream "What's wrong with you?!" Unfortunately, we all know, that's unlikely to help. In this video, therapist, health coach and YourTango Expert Kris Henderson offers her best advice about how to be supportive to your friend who suffers from low self-esteem.

16 Things You Hate About Your Body That Men Love [EXPERT]
According to Dr. Erica Goodstone, many men secretly love women's feet.
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16 Things You Hate About Your Body That Men Love

Hate your hips? Whether they are too flabby, too bony, too narrow, too wide or otherwise unpleasant to your eyes, chances are most men find them attractive. Women waste an immeasurable amount of time sweating about body parts that men find sexy in any number of states. Check out this list to find out why you should learn to love your so-called flaws after all.

12 Ways To Love Your Body Without Hitting The Gym [PHOTOS]
Say cheese! Smiling boosts your self-esteem instantly.
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12 Ways To Love Your Body Without Hitting The Gym

Hate working out? Join the club. While exercise is important, it isn't the only way to improve the way you look. In fact, there are plenty of painless ways to freshen up your appearance. Here are ten things you can do to feel better about your body without setting foot inside a spin class.

28 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Love Their Bodies [EXPERT]
Kids learn healthy habits by example.
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28 Ways To Teach Your Kids To Love Their Bodies

We can all agree it's important to teach our children to have a healthy self-esteem, to eat well, exercise often and love their bodies. The question is: how? Below are our experts' best tips for how to be a positive role model for your kids so that they grow up healthy, strong and confident about the way they look.

Bad Body Image? 15 Ways To Improve Your Self-Esteem [EXPERT]
Could your body image use a little boost?
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Bad Body Image? 15 Ways To Improve Your Self-Esteem

Let's face it: we could all use a little body image boost from time to time. In a world full of magazine covers telling us our abs should be flat and our booties should be round, how are we supposed to accept ourselves the way we are? Good news: our experts are here to help. Below are 15 easy ways you can learn to love your body starting right here, right now.

Do All Women Have Body Image Issues?
Do All Women Have Body Image Issues?
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Do All Women Have Body Image Issues?

Celebrities and the average woman alike tend to obsess about what they look like and how others view them. Sometimes, this is fun—like shopping for new clothes or trying different makeup. But other times, it leads to negative feelings like, "I'm not pretty, skinny or tall enough." Does every woman battle with these image issues?