7 Stupid Things We Say To Overweight People

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1. Just exercise and diet.

Perhaps this is a point of contention—allow me to lay it to rest:

It is now 2013 and we all know that exercise and diets are effect ways to lose weight. No overweight person in the era of Google is overweight because they are ignorant of this effective weight loss method. It is entirely likely that the person you are talking to is having a hard time following this advice, and stating the path they are struggling to take as if you were dispensing Enlightenment itself on them is really obnoxious of you.

2. You’re not fat, you’re just healthy!

Probably telling someone they’re “just [adjective]” will never pass for a sincere compliment. Aim higher.

3. Have you tried Weight Watchers?

I always hear my pregnant friends complain that the minute they start showing they are inundated with unsolicited advice on pregnancy, giving birth and…

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