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“Overweight is overlooked, and that’s how I need to be.”

I’m reading Lost Connections (subtitle: Uncovering the real causes of depression and the unexpected solutions) and above is a quote from an obese woman who, like most in the experimental group she was in, lost a lot of weight quickly

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Self Image

Body image is something I never thought about until, like, last year. I had a body image of course but in a total unconscious way. Body image didn’t matter when I was growing up. There wasn’t a cultural obsession like

Posted in Depression & Suicide, fitness, Gender, Pop Culture, Pragmatism, Songwriting

The New Sex-Negative

Let’s talk about ‘slutty’ Halloween costumes. Right now everyone’s completely tired of them, they’ve been growing in popularity and shrinking in creativity for like ten years. I get that. But right off the bat I’m going to point out that

Posted in Gender, Pop Culture

The Creep Factor

There are guys who don’t think they’re creeps who aren’t creeps.Not thinking you’re a creep is considered the sign of the creep these days but statistically they can’t all be creeps. In the four quadrants possible in this arrangement they’re

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Protected: The Mandi Email: Part Two, where I constantly compare her to Satan

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Posted in Depression & Suicide, Gender

Approval (Part 2)

And I know women have felt the same way. Women don’t get treated as if they’re equivalent to a rapist when they complain about getting friend zoned but that’s what’s happening, I’ve listened to women lament about their one of

Posted in Depression & Suicide, Gender, Pragmatism

Approval (part 1)

When people talk about how guys will do anything for sex the implication is that guys, therefore, do everything for sex. This is not true. Literally couldn’t be or society would have ceased growing after the construct of monogamy and

Posted in Depression & Suicide, Gender, Pragmatism