I’m a man who has always been uncomfortable with my body. I often look in the mirror, much like you, and focus so much on the negative. My shame has prevented me from seeking out relationships. Even worse, it’s caused me to turn people down that I felt I could have a real connection with. All of this because I knew that, eventually, we would get to the point where they would want to see me without my clothes. I look down the future and sabotage myself so that I can avoid that.

I think I’ve decided to just accept myself. Let’s see how that works out.

Great work. Well written. I’ll be back for more.

Sociology and Demography guy with hobbies in the finance world. Fatherhood and family structure research.

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