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Embracing Our Middle

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Feeling beautiful is a function of the mind and body working in unison. And that moment can be daunting. But when it is, and we take that car out on the open road, it is then we realize we are about to experience life as we never have before. Though my middle-aged body shows the wear and tear of a life half spent, I display my flaws well. The criticism we fear from others pales in comparison to the scrutiny we impose on our own bodies.

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Embracing Our Middle

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Conventional wisdom reminds us a new car needs to be driven before it can be properly broken in. We applaud for hiring middle-aged female models, for shooting nude photos of post-pregnancy moms, and Lisa Rogers for investigating why women undergo labiaplasty in her documentary,. Our bodies, much like new cars that depreciate from the moment they are driven off the lot, deteriorate beginning on the day of our birth. Whichever date that may be—third, seventh, or three years into a friendship now on the verge of becoming more. When we believe we are physically beautiful, we behave as though we are physically beautiful.

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Embracing Our Middle

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And when we behave as though we are physically beautiful, we simply become beautiful. This article appeared on the June 16, 2014, and on June 26, 2014. . Feeling nervous is natural, but invariably unnecessary. Yet, I have never been more self-possessed than I am today, and with good reason. And for the first time I am enjoying the ride.

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Embracing Our Middle

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Because, most likely, our new sexual partner does not see the same defective image we carry of ourselves. Yes, we know the problem. Your entire body and all of its middle-aged imperfections exposed, your every insecurity brought to the surface as you hesitantly discard your clothing, the faithful shroud that conceals your body and the you carefully portray to the world outside from scrutiny. Yet when that pivotal moment arrives, and we undress in front of someone else for the first time, fully embracing the beauty that is uniquely ours and the beauty that has drawn our new partner to us in the first place, can remain a challenge. Undeniably, these efforts are each, in their own right, noble attempts at dispelling the unrealistic image of beauty portrayed in society. While I was busy polishing the granite and stainless steel appliances, competing with myself to be a more ethnic version of Martha Stewart, and running my three.

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Embracing Our Middle

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From the moment we gasp for our first breath, the passage of time steadily brings us one step closer to our , each passing minute marking the further decay of a vessel we only borrow during our time here on Earth. Always a modest person, forever that kid at summer camp who changed for swim with my towel wrapped tightly around my chest, I continue to struggle with my body image to this day. We debate it till we are blue in the face. . . . .

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