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Old 01-07-2013, 08:51 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Default Unrealistic weight expectations

Does society put too much pressure on women to be extremely skinny? I think it's awful when a woman feels pressured to be so thin that you can see her ribs.

Don't get me wrong, i'm not supportive of the fat acceptance movement. If a woman wants an attractive man, she should make a reasonable effort to stay in shape herself. But i think some guys have crazy expectations for women's weight. It's sad how many women and young girls develop eating disorders to conform to these expectations. It's rather cruel of us as a society.

What does everyone think about this? Here's the chance for you ladies to sound off if you think society's expectations for weight are unreasonable.
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Old 01-07-2013, 08:53 PM
 
Location: Pa
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I go after fat men.
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Old 01-07-2013, 08:55 PM
 
Location: New Zealand and Australia
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I go after fat walleted men.
I fixed the typo for you.
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Old 01-07-2013, 08:55 PM
 
Location: Central California
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I can absolutely see this thread going badly.

Multiple infractions and suspensions await us.
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Old 01-07-2013, 08:56 PM
 
Location: Pa
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I fixed the typo for you.
Nah that's not true. Have you met my ex's. Lol
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Old 01-07-2013, 08:57 PM
 
Location: Fredericksburg, VA
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I go after fat men.
And I am married to a beautiful woman who carries some extra weight on her frame. She pressures herself to lose weight much more so than I do. I support her efforts because it is important to her. I want her to change for herself and nobody else. If she did not want to lose weight I would be perfectly satisfied with her.
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Old 01-07-2013, 08:58 PM
 
Location: New Zealand and Australia
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Nah that's not true. Have you met my ex's. Lol
Just having fun
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:00 PM
 
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Does society put too much pressure on women to be extremely skinny?
I don't know about extremely skinny, but there is an obsession with thinness. And, if you're fat, you're essentially no longer a person worthy of respect.
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:02 PM
 
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I would just want her to be healthy. Obesity leads to so many health problems, and costs this country a freaking fortune in medical expenses. I don't need to her to be stick thin, but I want to know that she's going to live for many many years by my side
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:03 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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I can absolutely see this thread going badly.
Haha, all my threads end up going badly.
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