The ugly truth about teen dating
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So for all the brunette, tall girls and dark skin, weave wearing girl, they don’t stand a chance.Another photo of her sitting on the beach reads, "NOT REAL LIFE – took over 100 in similar poses trying to make my stomach look good. Would have yelled at my little sister to keep taking them until I was somewhat proud of this.Yep so totally #goals." The teen says she often took hundreds of photos, editing her selfies in various different apps until they looked exactly how she wanted them to.Maths B and English in the sun." "I just want younger girls to know this isn’t candid life, or cool or inspirational.It’s contrived perfection made to get attention." As well as skipping meals, exercising "excessively" and "barely eating" to stay slim, Essena says she was hugely insecure and felt her body was her only asset.
Referring to a snap which shows her pulling her t-shirt up to reveal her toned stomach, Essena admits the photo was "the only thing that made me feel good that day." As well as revealing the insecurities behind the seemingly carefree images, Essena has pointed out various photos she only posted to earn money.