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Indian Women Opened Up About Fucked Up Body Standards Changing The Way They Saw Themselves

"Somehow, it seems, regardless of how we look LITERALLY EVERY WOMAN THINKS SHE'S FAT. All of us want to lose weight, we hate our bodies."

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On December 28, marketing executive Naomi Barton was out shopping for a wedding outfit when she went through what all of us have at some point — hating her body for not fitting into clothes.

Naomi Barton / Via Twitter: @naomi0_0barton

After trying countless stores and not being able to find the perfect outfit, she broke down. "I went to a restaurant, sat alone at a table and started to cry and I felt like such a comprehensive loser," she told BuzzFeed.

Naomi Barton

Later that day, she started a thread on Twitter asking women about their bodies and how they feel about them.

With questions ranging from stretch marks to what people do on days they "feel fat", Barton really just wanted to "reach out to other women and tell me I'm not alone".

Twitter's women immediately came out with their stories about their discomfort with their bodies.

A lot of the women just wanted to cut their body fat off, if possible.

It proved that we all have marks on our bodies that remind us of the changes we’ve been through...

And everyone wanted to change something about their bodies.

"Somehow, it seems, regardless of how we look LITERALLY EVERY WOMAN THINKS SHE'S FAT. All of us want to lose weight, we hate our bodies. They are a constant betrayal no matter how much we lose or gain," Barton added.

Naomi Barton

Barton also prompted women to wonder if they felt beautiful.

And asked them what they'd tell their daughters, if they had any.

Basically, ladies:

Contact Sonia Mariam Thomas at Sonia.thomas@buzzfeed.com.

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