Is it okay if I think I’d love myself better if I was thinner?

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I don’t know what to think about fatness — I am terribly biased. On the one hand, I fiercely believe that our weight doesn’t define our values and our personality has nothing to do with our clothes sizes. I think it’s terribly wrong that there is beautyism and ageism, and I truly believe that we should grow up as a society, and stop being bullies towards each other.

On the other hand, I hate being fat. I hate that I am not a size 2 or 4. I hate that I don’t have a thigh gap. I hate that I have to struggle to lose 5 pounds with months of exercise and dieting, while I can gain it back just by looking at a double whopper. …

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