Idolising Your Teenage Body: I ‘Peaked’ In Sixth Form Too

Published 23rd August 2020 by The Indiependent

Love Letters To My 20s: A Fortnightly Column On The Stigma Surrounding Our Twenties

“I wish for that time back. All that time that was supposed to be about discovering the world and who I was became wasted on making myself smaller and smaller. Imagine if we all stopped expending so much energy on trying to change our bodies. We could do anything we dreamed of. We could get shit done.” – Megan Jayne Crabbe (@bodyposipanda), Body Positive Power

Facebook and Snapchat memories are a bitch, aren’t they?

If I got a pound for every time that my best friend and I sent each other a random photo of the two us at seventeen, with the message “We definitely peaked in sixth form”, I’d be regularly bumping elbows with…

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