Only seven percent of millennial women are completely happy with their bodies

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Just as the video above shows, as women, we constantly criticize ourselves and our bodies.

In an effort to prove this point and promote positive body image, Refinery29 recently asked millennial women to open up about how they feel about their bodies.

While 54 percent of the women said that they are "mostly happy" with their bodies, only a small 7 percent admitted to being "completely happy" with their bodies.

In fact, 80 percent of the millennial women even admitted to avoiding certain activities because they felt self-conscious about their bodies. Specifically, going to the beach was the #1 activity that women avoided.

Body insecurity has changed the lifestyles of these women: Sixty-two percent of millennial women have tried some kind of diet. A heartbreaking 70 percent of those women dieted before the age of 13 -- an age where some women haven't even hit puberty yet.

These numbers prove that it's time to start spreading body positivity. Love yourself, love your body, and love your friends when they aren't loving their bodies.

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