Wednesday 22 November 2017

Careful guys – quest for the body beautiful rarely ends well

Sinead Moriarty

Sinead Moriarty

It seems that men are coming over to the dark side of weight obsession at a fast and furious rate. Weight is something that women have been fixated on for years, decades and even centuries. Let us not forget Marie Antoinette and her posse being crushed into their corsets to the point where many of them fainted.

According to a new book, 'The Adonis Complex', men are beginning to become as obsessed as women, if not more, with body image. Body obsession has become an equal-opportunity menace. Welcome to our world, boys!

The quest to achieve a perfect body, which induces feelings of inadequacy in every woman I have ever met, is now apparently weaving its way into the male psyche.

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