being TOO thin is NOT attractive
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Join Date: Mar 2001
Sunday, March 31, 2002 at 01:25PM
: being TOO thin is NOT attractive
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by darkalluringshadows:
im not judging ppl by their appearances,what im trying 2 say is that some ppl want 2 be really thin b/c they think its attractive(like anorexics)im trying 2 say u shudnt go diet crazy & all b/c if u think being 2 thin is attractive,it just doesnt look 2 nice.
I agree with you up to the point that unatural thinness is not as as attractive as the person may feel it is....But, anorexia is an illness, which may be triggered by dieting to become thin to look good (as you say), but it can start from many other causes, like stress, peer pressure, depression. You can not label anorexics as those in the wrong because they look unhealthy and not nice to look at to the outsider. Once people have become anorexic, it has gone beyond dieting etc, it is an illness just like a cold or a flu and I think you are confusing people who want to loose weight ('u shudnt go diet crazy & all ') with those who have the illness anorexia, which is much more severe.