from Salon.com:We get down to

from Salon.com:

We get down to the things that matter. Giving acquaintances blow jobs is not a serious concern for the girls. They don’t worry much about diseases or pregnancy, and they don’t seem to worry about their parents finding out. But they worry a lot about how they look, about being too fat when they get naked, or when their boyfriends go “down there.”

“My thighs are flabby,” says Amanda, size 2.

“Yeah,” agrees Lindsay, perhaps a size 4 at best. “My belly pooches out right below my belly-button ring.”


The ideal for every girl in high school, they explain, is to fit into size 0 jeans, a size that didn’t even exist 20 years ago.