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Posting Naked Pictures on the Internet Helps Me Accept My Body for What It Is: My Body
Posting Naked Pictures on the Internet Helps Me With Body Acceptance | SELF
I wanted to disappear, and the only way I thought I could do that was to make myself thinner and less noticeable. As someone with an almost obsessive fetish for rules, schedules, and plans in general, dieting gave me the sense of order and structure that I craved. Over time, chronic dieting made me feel constantly exhausted and sick. I became so depressed I could barely get out of bed, let alone eat anything at all, but I wanted to get help. I had to get help, because my body was shutting down, and during a visit with my doctor, I broke down.
Revenge porn: What to do if someone posts your naked pictures online
A WOMAN told how strangers turned up at her house asking for sex after her boyfriend secretly filmed her naked and uploaded the footage along with her address to porn sites. Sharon Thompson, 40, had no idea that her then partner, Darren Rowe, 49, had hidden cameras around their house — even while she was pregnant. Builder Rowe was eventually caught when police traced the IP addresses from the sex website adverts to a house where Darren had been doing building work on. In October , Rowe was convicted of disclosing private sexual photographs and films with intent to cause distress but only received a suspended sentence. She told how she met "deviant sexual predator" Rowe at secondary school after he became best pals with her brother.
But is posting a naked selfie really that bad? Posting a naked selfie — if you want to — can be a huge confidence boost. My Facebook feed is full of people celebrating their bodies: gym selfies, holiday snaps, pre-drink mirror shots. Posting naked selfies is no different. Is it seeking validation?