I know this may be easier said than done, but women—if you’re looking to the swimsuit issue for guidance on what to look like, don’t. Not even the models themselves look like that.
And guys, understand this: The swimsuit issue isn’t real, not in the slightest (despite what the girls themselves may say).
I think the healthiest way to look at the swimsuit issue (and, I suppose, any kind of pinup material) is as an exaggerated, cartoony version of sexuality for fantasy purposes only. It makes zero sense to criticize other people (or yourself) for not resembling it.
In any case, we’ll have a whole mess of stimulus soon, as I imagine the full online avalanche of photos will go live at midnight.
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In any case, a 2014 teaser video just dropped.