Month: May 2016

American CultureCultureSelf Worth

I’m a Man with Body Image Issues

Trigger warning: I’m talking about body image, describing experience with bullying (with all the language that was used), and depression. But! I’m also talking about hope. … When I was fourteen years old, I went to a water park with my brothers. It wasn’t meant to be anything serious. Just a day of fun with people I loved. As we were walking around the park I saw someone walking towards me, and was instantly filled with horror. It was a guy who had been harassing me at school. He was a baseball player and well liked by everyone, and for some reason, making me the butt of every joke and threatening physical violence was a way to keep his power…