“I’ve been trying to do just the opposite: I want my thighs to be bigger and stronger. I want to run faster and swim longer. I suppose we all just want different things, but women have enough pressure as it is without the added burden of achieving a ‘thigh gap,’” she said.
Thu, Nov 07, 2013 - Page 9 News List
How the ‘thigh gap’ became the latest pressure point on a woman’s self-image
Once, only models were determined to make sure that their thighs did not touch. Now it has become a widespread, harmful — and often unachievable — obsession
By Rosie Swash / The Observer, LONDON
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