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Teaching Daughters to Hate Themselves

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Loathe your body? Your kid might loathe hers, too.

Today, Tyra explores mother/daughter body image issues, discussing how harmful body image issues are often passed down from generation to generation. She speaks with three young women who say that witnessing their mother's obsession with her body fueled their own insecurities. One Mom even admits that she sometimes regrets getting pregnant so young, because it ruined her figure!

Check out 10-year-old Crystal as she discusses her Mom's body image issues and how they affect her own.

Do you think you're passing on your body image issues to your daughter? Comment below.


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3 comments so far | Post a comment now
LH January 21, 2008, 11:23 PM

how sad. I shouldn’t say I think I’m fat around my daughter anymore.

m.l in az August 20, 2008, 2:29 AM

i hope milf reads this

Anonymous September 9, 2008, 3:55 AM

Yeah I hope so too.

People need to learn tolerance, so what if someone has a few more pounds, that doesn’t make them a bad person.


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