Why Do Some Women Hate Their Big Breasts?

This weekend, MTV ran True Life: I Don't Like My Large Breasts. On it, three women with varying bra sizes explained their personal reasons and discomfort with their large (natural) breasts, ranging from negative attention to limited clothing options.

This clip features Ebony, 22, who is a 36 FF. Her issues with her breasts seemed the most serious of any of the featured women, having little to do with clothing or a desired appearance. She says that her breasts—and the attention from men they can bring—have negative connotations for her, because, having developed early and quickly, she believes that they contributed to her molestation at a young age. During the hour-long documentary, she begins to see a therapist to work on how her past experience is affecting her daily life.

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Shannon, 22, who wears a 38 G, was also profiled. Growing up as a tomboy who played a lot of sports, she became inactive when she developed breasts, because they made her uncomfortable. The inactivity caused her to gain weight, thus increased her breast size. During the show, she made the decision to become active again, and began working out and riding her bike in an effort to reduce her breast size and increase her self-esteem.

Then there was 24-year-old Rebecca. By most accounts, her breast size seems fairly normal (34 D or 36 C, depending on the bra). She decided to take the most drastic step of all, and went for a breast reduction surgery consultation. Working in the fashion industry, she's unhappy that her breasts are beginning to "droop," and she says that seeing thin models wearing whatever they want has an affect on her psyche. In the end, she decided that she would not work out, or get the surgery, but instead buy clothes tailored to her breast size.

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Strange coincidence....I went to use the gift card for Victoria's secret that my mom gave me and they were having a bra sale. I do not like their stuff at all but what the hell, it's a sale. So I was looking at the bras and girl walked up and grabbed a bra out of the bin I was looking in and held it up to her friend. THey proceeded to laugh about how big it was. Instead of my usual "Fuck you" to rude people, I turned red and walked away. Ugh.