I Get Letters

[Content Note: Fat bias.]
You are fat!
That was the entire email. You are fat! I think the exclamation point is what I love most about it. It's a real eureka moment.

Yes, Perceptive Correspondent. I am fat! Congratulations on your unassailable observational skills!

I will never cease to be amused by dudes (always dudes) who think that telling me I'm fat will be received as an insult. It has as much capacity to harm me as telling me I have blue eyes or brown hair. All it conveys is that someone else hates me because I'm fat. It does not have any power to make me hate myself.

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