I ask the question above because of the huge response to yesterday’s show. There are clearly broader discussions about body image that you want to explore. Have a listen to this clip from the last 10 mins of Thursday’s show:
It’s three women of different backgrounds and ages saying women cannot be comfortable with their body. The discussion that carried on after the show, was about why this is the case.
This is Lizzie Miller (a woman hundreds of you call beautiful, fine and not overweight) talking about whether she’d like to lose that roll of skin on her tummy:
And this is the writer Jabeeda Ali on what’s causing this state of affairs:
She argues women are taught to look at themselves as physical beings. In brief, women are doing it but it’s not their fault. Is that how best to explain this universal unhappiness women feel about their bodies?