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How do you feel when you look in the mirror?

How do you feel when you look in the mirror? How much is your self-worth caught up in the way you look? And why can so many of us not stop worrying about it? With Jane Garvey.

Why do so many of us worry that we're too fat, too thin, too old, or simply, just not attractive enough?

Jane Garvey is joined by the psychotherapist and author of Bodies and Fat is A Feminist Issue, Susie Orbach. And we want to hear how much your self worth is caught up with your body image? How much time do you spend thinking negatively about the way you look? How much effort do you put into trying to change yourself through diet, hair dye, magic face creams, make-up or even surgery? And if you are immune to this way of thinking, do tell us how?

We'll be taking calls from 8am, so if you would like to take part the number will be 03700 100 444, or you can tweet us @BBCWomansHour or send us an email on the website

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Lucinda Montefiore
Editor: Ruth Watts.

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Body Image

How do you feel when you look in the mirror? On Monday I’ll be joined by the psychotherapist and author of Bodies and Fat is A Feminist Issue, Susie Orbach. We want to hear how much your self-worth is caught up with your body image? How much time do you spend thinking negatively about the way you look? How much effort do you put into trying to change yourself through diet, hair dye, magic face creams, make-up or even surgery? And if you are immune to this way of thinking, do tell us how?  We’ll be taking calls from 8am, so if you would like to take part the number will be 03700 100 444, or you can tweet us @BBCWomansHour or send us an email on the website.

 

Endangered Bodies 

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Presenter Jane Garvey
Interviewed Guest Susie Orbach
Interviewed Guest Emma Burnell
Producer Lucinda Montefiore
Editor Ruth Watts

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