Listen, I understand that there are men out there with body image issues and eating disorders, and that it's a real problem. But for some reason, I don't have much patience for it. I think maybe I'm bitter because I had an ex-BF who was always freaking out about the way he looked and he would say stuff like, "I'm not comfortable in my own body. You wouldn't understand." And I'd be like, "What!? I'm a woman. You couldn't understand!" When MTV aired True Life: I Can't Stay Thin, about yo-yo dieters who always put the weight back on, I really related to the topic. But the story of Adam — a young man who was formerly obese, then quit his job, quit school, and moved away from the people he knew so he could focus on his disordered eating — annoyed me all over again. I don't know, maybe I just feel a little ownership over this stuff, since women are usually the ones with impossible expectations to live up to. Clip above.
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