Saggy Boobs (NSFW)

email time!

Hi Laci! So there’s something I’m really insecure about. My breasts. I’m sixteen years-old, my cup size is 36 C-D, and I tend to hunch over a lot, but my breasts are quite saggy. I hate it and it’s something I’m really insecure about, especially when I see other women with ‘perfectly perky’ golden globes. I’m scared that when I decide to get intimate with someone that they’re going to find me unattractive. I’m quite a confident person, and I’m fine with my body except for this/these. Do you possibly have any answers on how to make them better, or at least help me be not as insecure?
-Much love and thanks, J.

Ah, the ol’ “saggy boobs” conundrum. Yet another way that thousands of females come to feel shitty about themselves because of the absurd beauty standards we are held to. Saggy boobs are typically associated with “old women”, which is one of the reasons why they are considered “ugly”. We do not value the beauty of women as they age, only when they look young (notice the obsession with youth in the beauty industry).

While men are affected to some degree, it’s not nearly as bad. It’s a widely-held notion that men become more attractive as they age.

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Susan G. Komen Cuts Funding for Planned Parenthood’s Breast Health Services

The attacks on sexual health really don’t seem to end. Even from so called “reproductive health” organizations.

You’ve probably heard of Susan G. Komen.

For years they have provided money to Planned Parenthood to help provide women and men with breast cancer screenings, breast cancer education, and mammogram referrals. Now they have a new pro-lifer forced-birther who also happens to be a dumbass for VP of Public Policy. Karen Handel says that she can’t support Planned Parenthood’s mission.

Wait…what? You can’t support a company who’s goal is to promote the sexual health & wellbeing of people? An organization that has loud & clear ties with yours in the fight to end breast cancer?

I believe that each and every unborn child has inherent dignity, that every abortion is a tragedy, and that government has a role, along with the faith community, in encouraging women to choose life in even the most difficult of circumstances.

Ohhh, right. Pre-occupation with abortion. Forgive me for having higher expectations of a longstanding pro-woman organization.

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