Women Hate on Their Bodies 36 Times a Day
Survey shows frequent negative thoughts about appearance
By Jen Paton, Newser User
Posted Nov 23, 2009 1:59 PM CST
What's to feel bad about?   (Shutterstock.com)

(Newser) – Women are pretty good at feeling bad: They have negative thoughts about their appearance an average of 36 times a day, a survey shows. One hundred women, aged from 35 to 70, were asked to carry a clicker and register every time they felt anxious about any aspect of their face or body. The bad feelings flowed an average of 252 times a week, reports the Daily Mail.

One 50-something British television personality who took part in the study (and clicked 300 times per day) said negative thoughts were strongest in the morning but noticeably diminished as she applied makeup.

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Nov 23, 2009 11:29 AM CST
That's not too bad. I think about hating the extreme right approximately 423 times per day.
Nov 23, 2009 11:14 AM CST
Self-esteem and being a female are more closely tied to feelings/body-image and the self in a female-not to exclude males-so I can understand how females can feel uncomfortable in their bodies-perhaps we should have both fdemales and males (after they under go a psychological testing) participate in an experiment where they both give feedback on negative thoughts.
Nov 23, 2009 11:05 AM CST
That's because their probably ugly.