Real Beauty: Distinguishing Truth From Fairy Tale

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We’ve created make-believe conceptions of beauty for ourselves, and neither men nor women can ever live up to them.

“You Are Not Beautiful to Me. You Are Gorgeous to Me.”

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It might be a cliche, Gordon Pearson writes, but beauty really is in the eye of the beholder.

Dear Anonymous Male: Here’s My Take On ‘The Beauty Paradox’

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Mik from Australia responds to our commenter Anonymous Male on why there is a seeming paradox when it comes to men and women and beauty.

Chasing Beauty: An Addict’s Memoir

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Lisa Hickey was beautiful twice, and she hated herself for it.