Are You Body Positive? QuizPlease answer all the questions. If you feel the available answers are not ideal, just select the one you feel most closely corresponds with your view. As with all our quizzes, no data is stored. You step out of the shower without a towel. Your partner is in the next room. Do you… Figure out a way to dry yourself without asking him for a towel, because you don’t want him to see you fully naked. Hide behind the shower curtain or do your best to cover up your less attractive areas, and ask him to please bring a towel to you. Call out to please bring you a towel and wait patiently in all of your naked glory for your partner to come into the room. You run into a friend you haven’t seen in a while, and she says, “You look great!” Do you… Feel uncomfortable and say something like, “Oh no, I look terrible,” or “You need new glasses!” Thank her for the compliment, but then say you think you look tired, your outfit is old, or that it’s only because you’re wearing Spanx. Appreciate her for being so complimentary, take it in as positive feedback and move forward with your day knowing you’re looking good. When you walk up to a full length mirror, do you… Immediately notice all of your faults and begin to pick yourself apart. Acknowledge both the good and the bad that you see in front of you. Immediately notice something positive or good about yourself. You’ve been invited to a dressy event such as a wedding or banquet, and you need to buy a new dress. Do you… Think you are fat and dread going shopping because everything will look awful. Have some concerns that, due to your imperfections, shopping will be challenging, but expect you will find something Know that you will find something flattering that will make you happy It’s time for your annual doctor’s visit and the nurse has asked you to get on the scale. Do you… Panic, look away and tell her not to tell you what your weight is. Get on reluctantly, and hope for the best. Get on the scale knowing that whatever the number on the scale is what it is, and it doesn’t change how you feel about yourself. Someone you were dating casually has stopped calling. Do you… Immediately think it’s because something is wrong with the way you look. Wonder if it is because of your appearance and also think of the other reasons it could be. Assume that it has nothing to do with how you look. How often are you in a bad mood or depressed about your appearance? Daily or most of the week. Whenever appearance-related things are brought to your attention. Rarely. You feel pretty good about your appearance overall. A friend has joined a gym and asks you if you want to join with her and go together. Do you… Think: “Wow, she must think I am out of shape.” Wonder if she has been judging your body, but appreciate the concern. Be glad she is trying to be healthier and exercise, and appreciate that she is interested in spending time with you. When you are thinking about your body and your appearance, do you… Find yourself being critical, judgmental and downright mean. Spend some time picking yourself apart while trying to find the positives as well. Know that you aren’t perfect, but try to think of the things you actually do like and appreciate about yourself. Time is Up!