What’s the damage?
Let’s explore how we’re affected.
Appearance pressure might lead some people to to relatively healthy things like eat well and exercise. But at the more extreme end, boys can start to spend a lot of time training with weights, and they can use Performance and Image Enhancing Supplements, that can have a serious impact on social and physical health. These things can also impact on their mental health as they become obsessed with the way that they look and comparing themselves to others.
Summarise what you think is happening, and the damage that appearance pressure might cause in the following 6 scenarios.