|What could she possibly be looking at?|
Knowing my fondness for anything related to the female perspective, friends recently pointed me in the direction of an article in The Telegraph which paints a depressing picture of female self-esteem. According to a survey conducted by Dove Skincare, only one in every eight women (just 13%) are confident enough to call themselves attractive.
The article (posted on Facebook, naturally) led to an interesting discussion in which we mulled over the pressures women face in attempting to conform to the images presented by society (and the beauty industry) as "the feminine ideal" while trying to maintain a modicum of self-esteem.
It was while discussing my own inner-directed sense of self-esteem that something occurred to me: