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The Worst Things About Being 'Skinny'
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Who hasn't on one occasion or another looked at someone with a svelte physique and become green with envy?

Wishing that we looked like them, and compelling us to hit the gym and lose a few pounds.

As such, we often roll our eyes when skinny folk complain about their weight and/or appearance.

But should we be throwing them the cold shoulder or offering a shoulder to cry on instead?

As maybe being skinny, by choice or simply genetics, might not be as easy or glamorous as it appears.

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People Share Problems That Only Skinny People Have
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I long to be skinny. I actually was for about five minutes back in my youth. Of course that's with living on a treadmill and subsiding on a diet of celery and vodka. (No bloody mary, just the booze).

I've always been envious of those that were born that way. They get to always wear nice clothes, they can eat anything, life is perfect.

That thought process, that skinny people have it all, is so engrained in our cultural psyche we have no qualms in shaming or acknowledging that skinny people have problems too.

Everybody's got their something.

Redditor u/The_WereArcticFox wanted to about all the drama that comes from being skinny by asking:

What are some skinny people problems?
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People Break Down Life's Worst 'Skinny People' Problems
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"I'd rather be thin than famous." So began one of beat poet Jack Kerouac's poems in his iconic volume, Mexico City Blues.
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