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Developing a positive body image

Your body is changing

Give yourself time to accept it!

Puberty triggers big changes in your body. It’s not always easy to accept this new body, especially when it’s changing and the changes aren’t over yet!

For girls, puberty means, among other things, that their hips and breasts grow. These new curves lead to weight gain, and some girls find that hard to accept.

For guys, their muscles develop and their shoulders broaden. Some guys would like that to happen much faster so they can already have a well-built, manly body.

In addition to all those changes, acne, a breaking voice, stretch marks, or cellulite may appear on the scene…

If you find it hard to accept all this, remember that your body hasn’t finished changing. Focus on the positive: your life, your activities, and the people you love. And give yourself time!

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