Sex Ed

How Women Feel About Their Own Breasts (Infographic)

September 11, 2013 by Justin Lehmiller


We live in a world in which women are constantly reminded that their breasts are inadequate. From grossly proportioned Barbie dolls that bear little resemblance to the average woman’s figure to female celebrities who have had their breasts surgically enhanced time and again, it is easy to see how a woman might (incorrectly) start to think that her natural breasts just don’t cut it. How widespread is this belief? Check out the infographic below for data on how women feel about the size and shape of their own breasts.

Infographic describing how women feel about the size and shape of their breasts

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Dr. Justin Lehmiller
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Dr. Justin Lehmiller is a social psychologist and Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute. He runs the Sex and Psychology blog and podcast and is author of the popular book Tell Me What You Want. Dr. Lehmiller is an award-winning educator, and a prolific researcher who has published more than 50 academic works.

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