I Was Born With a Hunchback. Can Women Like Me?

Dr. Wendy Walsh Dr. Wendy Walsh • 10/19/12

Reader Question:

I have Kyphosis or hunchback. This deformity makes me anxious and shy around women. Can women like me even with this problem?

-Jason (California)

Dr. Wendy Walsh’s Answer:

Yes! But here’s the caveat: Women can love you despite your body-type variation only if you can love yourself. And that proves true for everyone.

We can’t truly find love, accept love and truly feel loved until we can love ourselves. Our relationship with our self is the most important relationship in our life.


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