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THE PRETTY GIRL PRESSURE : 4 SELF ESTEEM FACTS


The Pretty Girl Pressure

There has been much buzz and a lot of conversation surrounding The Pretty Girl Pressure epidemic. ” …. What is it?, Who does it effect?, How does it happen? …

What is The Pretty Girl Pressure?

The pretty girl pressure is the pressure to achieve pretty as only society defines and approves it. The pretty girl pressure is in effect when women and girls have an unrealistic idea and desire to be flawless, achieve perfection, attempt to duplicate the perception of the images seen in their favorite magazines, and whenever women and girls feel their natural selves isn’t good enough.

As a result, lowered self esteem is a major side effects of pretty girl pressure.

Self esteem in girls is rapidly dropping with astonishing effects.

Girls are effected by The Pretty Girl Pressure, at an increasing and alarming rate. As a teen self esteem strategist, I have conducted intensive research with girls ages 6 to ages 19, while collecting data, surveys, along with dozens of one on one conversations I’ve discovered girls AND women are much more vulnerable to the Pretty Girl Pressure than we may think and would like to believe. The Pretty Girl Pressure is an epidemic destroying the self esteem of young girls across the country but there are ways we can fight back and eliminate it.

What are the effects of The Pretty Girl Pressure?

Listed below are 6 self esteem facts about the effects The Pretty Girl Pressure.

6 Self Esteem Facts:

The Pretty Girl Pressure

Fact #1

74%

74% of girls say they are under pressure to please everyone.

(Girls Inc, The Supergirl Dilemma)

Fact #2

82%

82% of girls say they are more likely to have sex because they want to feel loved.

(Dear GIRLS Academy, Inc.)

Fact #3

98%

98% of girls feel there is an immense pressure from external sources to look a certain way.

(National Report on Self Esteem)

Fact #4

92%

92%of teen girls would like to change something about the way they look, with body weight ranking the highest. (Dove campaign)