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itshayliebrooke
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itshayliebrooke
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with the new “plus size models” movement, it seems that everyone suddenly has only negative opinions about skinny girls. i have to say, this really bothers me. im quite thin and i really hate it, i have tried and tried to gain weight several times. so when i hear some one say “do you see that girl? ew shes so skinny” it really bothers me.

what do you guys think about this subject?

posted almost 4 years ago
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Vintageholic
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Vintageholic
posts: 291

if it’s your natural body shape that’s ok. people are not mad at skinny girls, they’re mad at people who promote skinny girls and reject everything normal. being skinny is not “normal”, i mean it’s the same as being fat. i’ll say again that if you were born this way it’s sure that you have no health problems because of diets etc. personally i don’t understand why people like oversized models. it’s a trend. it will fade away and then come back after a couple of years. the fact is, fashion designers NEVER choose an average type of girl. and i will never understand why. trying too much to be skinny is as dangerous for your health as being overweight.

posted almost 3 years ago
 
AnErin
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AnErin
posts: 123

It does not matter who or what you are – someone is going to have a problem with it.
You should not worry about the whole weight thing especially cause – one day, skinny is beautiful and the next they say “curvy” is beautiful.

Your body tends to gravitate itself towards a certain weight range and there is little one can do about it. The majority of people want to lose weight. Problem is – that requires a lifestyle of dieting and extra exercise. Is it REALLY worth the hassle of not eating what you like, having to go to the gym and be bored on a treadmill, etc?

Only in extreme cases of being over or underweight is it truely unhealthy. Don’t you think it is strange that doctors say that more than 1/2 the population is overweight?

With being “underweight”, that is hard to do given the low numbers that people are “suppose” to weigh. If you are seriously starving yourself to get to some “ideal” weight then yes it is unhealthy but that is rare.

So for the skinny ladies – yeah right now some say you look anorexic but even if you gained weight, then someone would say you need to lose it. do not play their games.

Finally, let us be glad that our height is genetically set cause then people would be hearing how they are over or under tall. Of course the scam artists would have miracle pills and diets to “fix” that one too.

posted almost 3 years ago
 
msfashinista
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msfashinista
posts: 13

I think it happens all the time. Personally I think they are either jealous or generally concerned or just ignorant.
I am a tall woman- 5’8" size 6 (sometimes a size 4) and people often say to me “you are so skinny!” or “how do you stay so thin!?”
Well for one I have never always been this thin and I have to work my ass off to keep my shape! I actually have to work out multiple times a week and watch what I eat. I use to be over 200 pounds and have kept off 80 pound successfully for three years. It ain’t easy but I guess most people think all skinny people have it easy—-haha. So not the case.
Like I said people who say that it’s either out of jealousy, they are concerned about you or just ignorant.

posted over 2 years ago
 
HauteandComely
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HauteandComely
posts: 125

people just assume that because you are skinny you probably never eat.i think what msfashionista said is true.its got to be either jealousy,concern or ignorance.which ever it is, dont get ur head worked up about it.u are what u are,period.

posted over 2 years ago
 
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i’m super skinny too. I always get ppl asking me if i am eating well. ppl come in different shapes and size. i used to get upset about it, but now i’m so used to it, that it does’nt bother me anymore. :)

posted over 2 years ago
 
CiaraBaron
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CiaraBaron
posts: 61

People are always suggesting that I’m anorexic or bulimic. This frustrates me hugely because I have nothing but a healthy relationship with food. I’m just naturally skinny! I don’t think people should judge anyone of any weight, as long as they’re healthy and happy.

posted over 2 years ago
 
Senta
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Senta
posts: 138

I guess it’s often frustration about their own body that makes some people going mad at skinny girls. They’re often jealous because it still is an ideal to be skinny and there aren’t many people that are naturally that way. So don’t take it too personal. These guys need to accept themselves.

posted over 2 years ago
 
FakeBlikeu
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FakeBlikeu
posts: 518

I think they are jealous, obviously!

posted over 2 years ago
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