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Body Image and the “Double Bind”

Society and mass media has always been in charge of creating and setting standards and categorizations by which America and the rest of the world is supposed to live by and live up to. In this country, image is of the utmost importance, and who we presume to be is more important than who we actually are. How we view ourselves, and how we think we should look like is largely affected by society in its creation of the “ideal” men and women. But it is mostly women, who appear to be on the receiving end of such “ideal” standards which society imposes on the rest of us on a daily basis, through magazines, television shows, commercial ads, and practically…