Too often, women are tempted to buy clothes that are either too small or too big. Not everyone is like Real Housewives of New Jersey star Caroline Manzo– we can’t afford to throw money away on clothes.
The two main reasons why women have ill-fitting clothing in their closets are:
1. If I buy something that I love that’a in a smaller size, it will motivate me to lose weight!
2. If I buy this item in a little bigger size with a looser fit, I won’t look heavy!
Here is why these two choices will only set you up to sabotage yourself.
1. When you have a section of clothes in your closet that represent your “dream size,” you will remind yourself everyday that you cannot wear those clothes. Every day you’ll tell yourself that you’re too big. You end up giving yourself a daily dose of discouragement. This may make you to eat more and continue your emotional battle with weight.
2. When you wear clothes that are too big, you look frumpy. When you feel frumpy, you feel fat. Loose-fitting clothes actually make you appear to be bigger than you are. Again the same psychology applies, when you feel frumpy and fat, you have a greater tendency to overeat and there goes the diet.
Related – The Perfect Fitting Jean for Everyone from our partner, Joyus:
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