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 nipoleon
Joined: 12/27/2005
Msg: 2
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As you said about the fitness industry being a multi-billion dollar business built on lies.

So much of our society is just money making schemes and lies.
The majority of the population are just being suckered out of their money by hucksters with false promises. Whatever you think you're missing, there's some one who will sell it to you.

Always ask, who's getting the money.
 Gangster Kitten
Joined: 4/3/2008
Msg: 6
The Pain of being a skinny guy.
Posted: 7/7/2009 9:14:47 AM
For all the whining and long-winded post. You could've just said

"being skinny sucks"

but that hardly makes for a very good thread.

Oh...


Wait...


Hey Op. I'm skinny too.

Suck it up.

Get it? haha.

You know... Since you probably need to consume more calories, you should probably suck some more food up...

Nevermind.

(I'm skinny too. But goddamn bro.)
 lateef7842
Joined: 4/14/2008
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The Pain of being a skinny guy.
Posted: 7/7/2009 12:15:39 PM
Oh, give me a frakkin' break! Get over it, already.

They don't come much skinnier than me. Always have been, always will be. Nothing will ever change that. Being thin never stopped me from getting girlfriends. Hell, I could be laid out on a stretcher, with one leg in the shape of a "W," the other in the form of a question mark and an oak tree growing out of the middle of my forehead and I'm still going to leave the place with the hottest woman in the room.

The point I'm trying to make is it's all about what goes on in your mind. Don't tie your self worth to your body. Your body will change. Sometimes for the better, often for the worse. Build your self worth on who you are, not your size. Nothing wrong with looking your best, I always do. But, you should ground yourself in the knowledge that no matter how you look, you are a person deserving of the best and anything less is unacceptable. That is the kind of confidence that is enduring and unshakable. And, that is the kind of confidence few woman can ignore.

Lateef
 daynadaze
Joined: 2/11/2008
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Posted: 7/7/2009 2:01:32 PM
What makes you think that fat ugly girls want a whiny, condescending skinny guy?
 Gwendolyn2010
Joined: 1/22/2006
Msg: 13
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Posted: 7/7/2009 4:40:13 PM
The pain of the skinny guy is the same pain as the fat guy, the fat woman, the uglies of both sexes, and a plethora of other physical, emotional, and intelligence problems.
 tallshyman
Joined: 1/1/2008
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The Pain of being a skinny guy.
Posted: 9/23/2012 9:27:48 AM
I think my mom wants skinny to keep me single and have a low sex drive.
 Hozo
Joined: 8/1/2006
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Posted: 9/23/2012 2:31:25 PM
We are not 'skinny'. We are normal. This is what a normal human being is supposed to look like. Half of the planet's population looks like us. The other half that doesn't look like us is somewhat overweight.

I am the same size I was when I was teenager. Thank goodness for that.....at my age I do myself a favour and work to maintain this form. I have none of the health issues shared by those who are chronically larger. Its a blessing, not a pain.
 SSC-SAF
Joined: 5/20/2012
Msg: 21
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Posted: 9/23/2012 3:46:43 PM

What makes you think that fat ugly girls want a whiny, condescending skinny guy?

Exactly.

OP, it's not your skinny body that's off-putting to women...
 SSC-SAF
Joined: 5/20/2012
Msg: 22
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Posted: 9/24/2012 11:23:45 AM
^^^ I just saw a great meme on Facebook that said "Bones are for the dog. Meat is for the man." LOLOL

Thin isn't as "in" as it used to be.
 Red_5
Joined: 1/23/2010
Msg: 23
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Posted: 9/24/2012 12:03:19 PM
Dude, when I left the USCG I weighed 165 soaking wet.

Over the years I've yo-yo'd between 285 and 190.

My lifetime weight loss is 240, with 60+ lost this go around.

Be happy you've never lost sight of your toes or manliness. Or had "geometric issues" because of your gut.

Now if I look at a Twinkie, I gain five pounds.

Count your blessing that you can eat Thanksgiving dinner.
 Molly Maude
Joined: 9/11/2008
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Posted: 9/24/2012 12:59:43 PM
the OP seems to be long gone ... but his shadow lives on in this post ...

it amuses me that, for every rejection I receive, I feel compelled to create a BACK STORY
in my mind ... instead of just assuming that he wasn't interested in me for whatever reason
and who cares what the reason was ... I create some sort of back story ... like the OP was
doing!

it never occurred to the OP that women didn't want to date him because of his attitudes
about women ... or his attitudes about sex ... or his lack of interest in GETTING TO KNOW
a woman ... another human being ... with romance to follow ...

no ... it was ALL due to his being skinny ...

to me, bodies are far less interesting than attitudes ... at this age (old), I'm more interested
in what a man stands for ... what his thoughts are ... his interests and passions ...

at least, MY back stories are funny ...
 Hozo
Joined: 8/1/2006
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Posted: 9/24/2012 1:13:41 PM
The general physical issues the poster presents work with both sexes. Women generally shun a thin guy in favour of a larger hulking football player type. These more desirable men do the same thing by preferring thin women who look like models. I have witnessed a majority of hulking football player looking men shun women who are larger. This behaviour seems widespread.

Yet in comparison I've noticed very few thin women with equally thin men. They are overwhelmingly paired with larger specimens by their own choice. It seems the same for thin men....they are generally paired with women who are larger than them. I'm not sure if that is their ideal choice of these thin men, or these larger women, or if it is something they settle for. If given their choice, would these thin men prefer thin women, and likewise, would these larger women prefer larger men?

I am a firm believer in the 'opposites attract' idea, and I think many times this applies to body types. Personally, I would prefer someone my size, that way I could double my wardrobe LOL. But in my life I have gotten far more attention from those women who are larger than me, & that's OK . The original poster seems to feel that because of these examples, it's his manifest destiny to pair with someone thin. Since he hasn't, he has failed. It's really not his choice, though it seems. It appears women engage in the same behaviour generally that men do, which is judge and choose by personal physical appearance preferences.
 tallshyman
Joined: 1/1/2008
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Posted: 9/24/2012 11:46:06 PM
people may think a skinny man is a drug addict
 Red_5
Joined: 1/23/2010
Msg: 27
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Posted: 9/25/2012 5:31:50 AM
That's as good a stereotype as assuming all BBW are taking zyprexa or depakote.
 RyanReed
Joined: 3/14/2012
Msg: 29
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Posted: 9/26/2012 5:07:01 PM
OMG...THE PAIN!!! The AGONY!!

I'm 5'9. I graduated at a weight of 123 pounds.

I thought to myself...boy, I sure am skinny.

So I did what any logicl skinny person would do, I started working out.

I'm 31 now and I weigh 155, and I'm still skinny, but every woman I've dated has enjoyed my body. All I had to do was eat healthy, and learn how to work out the right way. It's not that hard. You just have to try hard.

Moral of story: Don't play the victim
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