There is a growing movement of self-love and self-acceptance. And that is a great thing! More acceptance and less shaming is an admirable goal to strive toward. And often along with this push to love oneself is the message that we are all beautiful and we should think of ourselves as such. What’s wrong with that you might wonder?
The problem is that the thought we are beautiful can be a slippery slope masked in a message of acceptance.
But what if I don’t feel beautiful?