Dear Shape of a Mother,
I am a 29 year old sahm to 2 wonderful children. I have always been very self-conscous of my body and I still am to this day. The shame happens quite often especially when I am asked how far along I am. Those crushing feelings rear their ugly head when I reply that I am not pregnant and that my baby will soon be 5 years old.
I am in love with a man who does not love me and his love is denied me because of my body. I don’t want him to love me for my body. I want him to love me for me!
I have learned to hide my feelings and my body well! I want to overcome that shame and reading this site helps to pull me from my cocoon. I am determined to love myself no matter what! And seeing other beautiful women inside and out helps me on my journey!