Stop Telling Women They’re Not Fat

“Shut up, you are not fat!” I said.

But it’s not what I wanted to say.

It’s just what I felt socially obligated to say.

I’ve been in this situation dozens of dozens of times.

A woman standing before me as a client or sitting across from me as a friend is telling me…

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