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Real Women Have Curves, And Don’t Have Curves, And Have A Few Curves, And Whatever

Lots of very well-meaning people, when they find out what I do for a living, say something to the effect of: “Right on! Real women have curves!”

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Losing Weight To Fit In: Is It Worth It?

When you think about the fact that dieting* doesn’t lead to long term weight loss, better health, nor even better self-esteem, what’s really left to recommend dieting? The only thing that dieting really does is allow us to fit in.