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    I want to share my own experience over this matter. My sister has lost a ridiculous amount of weight and to be honest, I am already getting concerned by her fixation over the thigh gaps and having a boney collarbone. She wears a ridiculously small size and there are times in which she has gotten to a point in which she doesn't even have the energy to do things which are considered a routine. On the other side, I have been struggling to lost weight and I have gone through every diet imaginable to stop being overweight, and hopefully I plan to reach my 75 kg aim this December. Yet, while my mom applauds her efforts to lose weight and her motivation to do so, without even bothering how damaging it might be to her health, I am constantly getting shamed by her and my siblings for being overweight. What I am trying to say is that neither extreme is good, and your parents, while caring for you, can actually be quite damaging and need to realize that not everyone is meant to wear a size 8 skirt with a XS shirt. I believe it is time to rethink about the way our society perceives our body shape and do something to stop imposing itself upon something as private as someone's body image.
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    All I can say on this is that the "thigh gap" obsession is a joke and pretty damaging to people. The fact is to get a thigh gap most people have to be at least underweight, which is not healthy. Also it depends on your hips and how broad they are. It's just some dodgy "ideal" promoted on sites like Tumblr which is not a healthy or wise thing to aim for. Gah. I don't get why people think it's attractive either?!
 
 
 
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