Agents of SHIELD ☆ Downton Abbey ☆ OUAT
Revolution ☆ HIMYM ☆ Elementary ☆
♥♥ Forevers ♥♥
Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Magical Girls, Sexy People, Superheroes, Social Activism
2010 ☆ 2011 ☆ 2012 ☆ 2013
Summary: Jimmy makes a snowman and confesses to it.
Author’s note: A response to Flippy’s prompt because I couldn’t resist. This idea was too cute to pass up. (Also, a thank you to Manar - skype username, because I forget your URL, sorry! - who helped with the title.)
Word count: 1,300
I was talking to my brother about women’s attitudes towards their bodies, especially regarding weight/fat, and when he said “most guys don’t notice/care about that kind of thing,” I tried to explain why it was a lot more complicated than that. I ended up telling this story.
Body image is something that’s so hard to talk about, and it’s hard to express body positivity without sounding cheesy, false, or overly simplistic. But I’m gonna try. This is only my own experience, and it didn’t magically cure me of all my body image issues - but it was a major turning point for me nonetheless.
THERE IS A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN
- finding someone aesthetically pleasing
- being sexually attracted to someone
- being romantically attracted to someone