I Hate When People Look Down On the Obese

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    I have gone from being a fat kid to being a

    morbidly obese adult. I absolutely love being obese, but I hate it when others tell me and others how wrong it is or that we are worthless because we are fat. I also hate it when obese people are tormented and ridiculed by complete strangers just for being fat. Hey I love being...
    fatlvr fatlvr
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Jun 16, 2014

    Treat people how you want to be treated,

    no need to be a ***** to someone just because they have a big belly. Ever thought that they may have a medical condition that affects their weight and theh struggle with their self esteem because of it? Ot could have taken a lot of time for that "fat bastard/*****" to build...
    FangBang FangBang
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 26, 2015

    I dislike it when obese people complain about

    their weight then do nothing about it nor do they attempt to do anything.
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2014

    The other day at the grocery store someone made

    a comment about my wife using a scooter at the store.. How they are for people who "need them"...I felt bad for her, she just laughed it off.
    wifeisssbbw wifeisssbbw
    36-40, M
    1 Response Aug 15, 2014

    I Hate It

    it literally makes me sick when people discriminate against others because of their weight. people can be obese for a multitude of reasons, and many, many times it's beyond their control. but whatever the reason, everyone has feelings and until we've been obese ourselves we have...
    runnagirrl runnagirrl
    22-25, F
    7 Responses May 22, 2008

    The Fattest Guy In The Room

    Good Evening- I always find it comforting to come here and read others stories to know that I am not alone- I recently shared my story with the world about growing up overweight and the challenges that go along with it. I wrote The Fattest Guy in the Room which is now...
    TheBMRP TheBMRP
    26-30, M
    Nov 21, 2011

    Narrow Mindedness

    Is the disease of today in my opinion! Most people are obese not due to choice, it's usually medical or psychological, it doesn't matter however, what their reasons for it are. They should not have to explain why they are obese to anybody at all, slim people don't have to explain...
    LauraNorder LauraNorder
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2010

    Hi There, How Are You?

    Hi everyone, and thanks for letting me post. I know there are real issues and problems in the world, war, disease, poverty, child abuse, natural disasters, but it distresses me to no end that the media/general public, esp. in the Fairfield County area of Connecticut, seem to...
    Barbaraburghart Barbaraburghart
    36-40
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2009

    I have a friend who is.

    Or she says she is. She is overweight, and people never look at her in the Right way. She's clumsy too, and that adds to the strange looks I see directed to her. Some people are really nice, but most just stare at her like to say, Wow I never knew someone could look heavy...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 25, 2014

    THEY Can Not Take My Pride

    IM FAIRLY OBESE DUE TO AND ACCIDENT THAT LEFT ME IN A WHEEL CHAIR,I CANT DO AROBICS, AND SO ON ,SO WHAT I EAT STAYS PUT AND IVE GAINED ALOT OF POUNDS ,CAUSE I CANT GET UP TO WORK IT OFF.WHEN IM IN PUBLIC EVERYBODY LOOKS AT ME LIKE NOT EVEN HUMAN,SOMETIMES THEY PUT ME TO TEARS,MY...
    LABREEZE LABREEZE
    56-60
    2 Responses Aug 24, 2009

    Being obese doesn't run in your family.

    No one runs in your family. Sorry...
    pauleen8 pauleen8
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Jan 18, 2014

    me to i hate when ppl look down on me im big

    but i love girls that like big guys even when there not big,any on here lol
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 17, 2015

    The other day at the grocery store someone made

    a comment to my wife that the scooters are "for people who need them, and being too fat to walk is no reason to use one"...I felt bad for her, she laughed it off... But I think she has every right to use it.
    wifeisssbbw wifeisssbbw
    36-40, M
    4 Responses Aug 15, 2014

    I don't get why people have to put them down.

    They're still people like you and me. They have feelings too. You never know what's going on in their life and what caused them to be that big. Yeah it's not healthy, and they know it. But maybe they have a medical condition that's making it hard to lose weight. And who knows...
    BeautifulSoul09 BeautifulSoul09
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Oct 23, 2014

    There is no reason to hate someone on how they

    look. Yes you can be concerned for their health but that's really it. The boss in my department is a little ***** literally she is tiny. She hated me since day one and for no reason. Our new store manager is a pretty big lady but she is the nicest lady you will ever meet. She...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    1 Response Oct 23, 2014

    The Fattest Guy In The Room

    Good Evening- I always find it comforting to come here and read others stories to know that I am not alone- I recently shared my story with the world about growing up overweight and the challenges that go along with it. I wrote The Fattest Guy in the Room which is now...
    TheBMRP TheBMRP
    26-30, M
    Nov 21, 2011

    I Think It's The

    General steriotypical thought of fat= lazy. But, people don't think a simple 50 lbs would make them obese. And 50 lbs is not hard to gain! Weight has nothing to do with a lot of things. Sure, an obese person may not be pysically fit, however what about mentally? Mentally...
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    Dec 24, 2009

    Don't Judge Me By My Looks!

    I will be the first to admit that I am morbidly obese.Being obese I have noticed that people can be extremely mean and judgmental.The dirty looks staring and whispering under the breath as I walk past. I am a person just like anyone else it's just that my addiction is obvious...
    diamond33 diamond33
    31-35
    12 Responses May 17, 2008

    Worse when it is me..

    . Saturday I went out to meet up with a HighSchool classmate. I have not seen her since graduation. I found out she was in town for the weekend. Long story short she has los a lot of weight. She made me feel very uncomfortable about the fact I have gained weight.. I overherd...
    heavybruce heavybruce
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Oct 22, 2014

    New Documentary Tv Show About Super Morbid Obesity

    We are looking for Super Morbidly Obese individuals, who struggle with mobility, for a new documentary television show. If you are Super Morbidly Obese (BMI 50+), have trouble with walking, or require assistance from Bariatric EMS to get to medical appointments, we would love...
    MorbidObesityTVCasting MorbidObesityTVCasting
    26-30, F
    Jan 21, 2013

    Some times my family drives me nuts.

    .. Bottom line my wife and I are "morbidly" obese.. I understand my parents concern...Yes Mom I am 435 pounds..I am happy..
    BrianBHM BrianBHM
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Dec 7, 2015

    The other day at the grocery store someone made

    a comment about my wife using a scooter at the store.. How they are for people who "need them"...I felt bad for her, she just laughed it off.
    wifeisssbbw wifeisssbbw
    36-40, M
    Aug 15, 2014

    The other day at the grocery store someone made

    a comment about my wife using a scooter at the store.. How they are for people who "need them"...I felt bad for her, she just laughed it off.
    wifeisssbbw wifeisssbbw
    36-40, M
    1 Response Aug 15, 2014

    Who Cares

    Obese is just how people look. It is not who they are. Some people are ugly, some dress bad, some wear way too much makeup. Talk to them. There may be a beautiful person inside. We are not put here to judge. We should just enjoy each others company.
    ibesilly ibesilly
    46-50, F
    1 Response Dec 20, 2008

    Nobody is perfect and everyone has flaws.

    Before you think about degrading or belittling or saying something offensive to someone who is obese, take a good look at yourself in the mirror and you'll be seeing someone with a much worse problem.
    hsnpman hsnpman
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jan 14, 2015

    Ever Since Childhood

    Ever since childhood I've been overweight and looked down on by family members
    jerichojessi jerichojessi
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 5, 2011

    FAT People Rock!!!

    I hate when people look down on obese people.  I'm the first to admit that I'm overweight because I love to eat all the wrong types of food and I very seldom exercise.  Now that that's out of the way, I can freely express my opinion.  I hate to see fat people...
    Insomniac Insomniac
    51-55, F
    11 Responses May 22, 2008

    So we went to a Chinese resturaunt.

    The food was exquisite and amazing, but my family wasn't. My mom kept commenting on my belly and how overweight I am. I'm only 210 pounds, and they act like I could die at any second; we all could die at any secon (spontanious combustion or implotion or whatever its called). I...
    devinprater devinprater
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 26, 2014

    I feel bad for obese people

    and they say they cant do it but they can :) the reason i feel bad cause yesterday i say a obese 32 year old guy running and this guy said stop fatty you cant do it so i knocked him out ;) and the obese man fell so i helped him up and said what ever you are you can still do it...
    Drags800 Drags800
    26-30
    3 Responses Mar 31, 2014

    My Husband was recently told he was too heavy

    to join a gym. Apparently there equipment will not support his weight..
    Lovingwife68 Lovingwife68
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2015

    My wife and I recently purchased a new van.

    I can't believe how rude some people are. One person went so far as to say she might be over the weight capacity of the van..
    wifeisssbbw wifeisssbbw
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Apr 25, 2014

    The Perpetual Double Standard

       The Obese are frowned upon and made fun of , the anorexic get covers in Vogue and a legion of followers wishing to know the secrets to be that skinny. Both, the Obese and the Anorexic are people who may benefit from a little help and understanding. I do not...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    4 Responses Feb 13, 2009

    Yes I Do and No I Don't...

    Yes I do and no I don't. I hate when someone puts someone down for their weight just to make themselves look better. As a thicker person myself, I know first hand about growing up being called fat and assumed lazy. On the flip side though I think it can be a good source of...
    BTK316 BTK316
    31-35, M
    1 Response Dec 12, 2008

    Disclaimer: Baring My Soul...Could Get Messy.

    You don't know what it means to me, knowing this group exists.  I have heard so many cruel things said about the obese and sometimes they are because people are concerned.  But if they only knew the heartbreak and loneliness that someone who is obese goes through they...
    tosca119 tosca119
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Jul 20, 2010

    No one has the rite to tell us how to live,

    nor she they tell us that being fat is wrong. Being a fat obese person does not mean I am worthless. Many of us love being fat and so what if we park in the handicapped parking and use an electric scooter to get around. It's our choice leave us alone.
    fatlvr fatlvr
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jul 27, 2015

    Yes.. so many "haters" out there.

    .And to those people.. 1st yes my beautiful wife for sure eats more than the "average" person.. 2nd to those who say "fat" people are why insurance and health care cost so much... My wife is in good health.. she is NOT draining the health care system..
    wifeisssbbw wifeisssbbw
    36-40, M
    Jun 24, 2015

    I Hate When People Look Down On the Obese

    I would like to know as a white female why white men like their women so damn skinny? I am not Obese but I am not super model thin either! The men I have dated all had a problem with my weight because I am not a petite size 2 or 3! We wonder what drives some women into anorexia...
    cmost cmost
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Dec 20, 2008

    It's so wrong I used too till I started gaining

    and learned for most people it's choice and we are human also. We are just a of not better than anyone cause we are fat and happy
    Chubbyhubby230 Chubbyhubby230
    36-40, M
    Mar 18, 2015

    I use to work at a 24hr fitness

    as a part time receptionist. Pretty much the staff and i were pretty fit i mean they wouldn't hire anyone that didn't look fit. We always had an obese comes in with there trainer i mean it business they were always nice to me, but the other staff would always be laughing about...
    NymNin NymNin
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 2, 2014

    An Advocate For The Obese

    I have seen how cruelly obese people are stereotyped. I am aware of the judgement, criticism, and ridicule obese people face. While there are laws that prevent people from being discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, or sexual orientation, there...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme
    31-35
    6 Responses Nov 2, 2011

    Don't Make Fun

    I tell my hubby not to make fun of the obese. He's always making disgusting comments when he sees a person who is overweight. I told him not to make fun of the obese because he might be that way one day. Every time I say that he just shrugs and says that if he ever got that way...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Feb 17, 2009

    I never realized. How bad some people treat

    obese.. My friend is " super morbidly obese" He says he is " ultra obese".. Some times I feel so bad for him, when people stare at him.. or make comments about his size..
    Kimb69 Kimb69
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 3, 2015

    It's Cruel

    It's easy to look at someone and make a judgment based on their physical appearance. We have all done it before. But I make an effort never to do this, because you have no idea why that person looks the way they do. It could be due to something beyond their control, or it could...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    Mar 25, 2010
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