Is Beauty Only Thin Deep? Society's Beliefs in the Importance of Being Thin

840 WordsJan 29, 20183 Pages
Is beauty Only Thin Deep? Throughout time, the most controversial topic among women health has been weight. Society and our culture molds women’s brains into believing that being thin is what will fulfill overall happiness. Being thin means you are more successful, loved, attractive, and overall truly beautiful. Thin women are seen as having an overall perfect life. Although, there is another form of woman that is seen as undesirable, hopeless, overall disliked by many. That form of woman is the curvy or larger female. If one were to go out on the street and gather a group of men and show them the thin vs. large female and which one is more attractive, most of them would say the thin is. As a result to this, we reject the larger women because they do not fit societies norms. Thin women are afraid to become this. In this way, our culture has created a monster. Every thin female will admit at least one time in their lives they have been worried about “getting fat” or “gaining more weight”. When a thin female sees this, they are afraid they are becoming the monstrous other that is the larger female. As mentioned above, the thin female is what society and our culture looks up to as the definition of beautiful. What everyone sees from the thin woman is that she’s popular, admired by many, envied by most, and have absolutely have no problem receiving attention from the opposite sex. Although, thin women carry the burden of pressure to live up to these standards. Females carry
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