Body-positivity is all about self-acceptance that’s free of judgment. The movement is gaining some serious momentum, especially on social media.
But unfortunately, many people still say the wrong things to women about how they look both online and in person.
However, experts agree that women’s bodies should not be up for public discussion.
INSIDER spoke with Renee Engeln, a psychology professor at Northwestern University and the author of “Beauty Sick: How the Cultural Obsession with Appearance Hurts Girls and Women,” andMichelle Elman, a body confidence coach, about why commenting on women’s bodies can be problematic.
Engeln and Elman believe that certain things should never be said about women’s bodies. Here are some examples to stay well away from.