Robin Korth: My Naked Truth

We like Robin’s conception of beauty as arising in a person’s whole and unique being. The culturally embedded model – objectifying human beings as collections of more, or less, desirable body parts, reduced in value by age or weight – is toxic, diminishing, and serves none of us.

Inspiring and encouraging to hear Robin reject Dave’s suggestions about how she might make herself more palatable to him, and the ideology behind them – despite and through her pain. We’re not here to meet anyone else’s standards – let alone ones that turn us into Barbie doll supporting cast members, whose job is to please…..She deserves, and will doubtless find, a man more able to offer loving relationship and celebrate her for all she is.

Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

This entry was posted in beauty, conditions of worth, core conditions, cultural questions, Disconnection, external locus, internal locus of evaluation, physical being, relationship, self concept, self esteem, sexual being. Bookmark the permalink.

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