Mashable: It’s time to rethink how you speak to young people about their bodies

Mashable: It’s time to rethink how you speak to young people about their bodies. “Elyse Myers has a message for the adults scrolling TikTok: Find better ways to address young people about their physical appearance. Or better yet, don’t talk about it at all. In a recent viral video, the 28-year-old creator shared her own struggles with negative body image after a passing comment made by an adult in seventh grade. It’s invited people, women in particular, to share stories about the staying power of an adult’s comments on a young person’s body, and is a lesson in how to appropriately teach kids about confidence and respect.”

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