I applaud her disregard for disapproval and her refusal to be ashamed of herself - and in solidarity with Kim, I might just get my Kardashian-on. My early 20s were a time of religious exercise and calorie counting, but a slow easing of my self-hatred. I'd quickly drop my stare, or deny I was looking at myself for too long. I've had a complicated relationship with beauty for most of my life. When a woman in her 30s takes her clothes off, you can be pretty sure it's an act of autonomy.