Some young girls idolize certain influencers and aspire to have a body type like them and when they do not achieve it they start hating the way their body looks. The unrealistic beauty standards set by society are pushing several girls into Body Image disorders every day. Teens start developing social anxiety, they have extremely low self esteem, mood disorders, disordered eating which leads to innumerable health issues, and even problems in relationships and friendships. They start avoiding going out or being seen in public.
Internalized misogyny is when women subconsciously project sexist ideas onto other women and even onto themselves. In order to unlearn internalized misogyny we need to understand what it truly is, and what it involves. Let me quote some of the most common phrases that reflect this type of thinking.