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Stigma and Obesity

Posted on April 16, 2018

"It is so sad and unfortunate we now live in a society where people judge others by the way they look. There is a stigma against obese people. And that is sad because they cannot see inside that there often is a very nice person underneath." -A member on MyObesityTeam

On MyObesityTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with obesity, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Stigma is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.

Here are some conversations about stigma:

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A MyObesityTeam Member said:

Do NOT allow anyone to dictate you self worth!!!! I had same problem. Made a choice to not allow him to hurt me anymore.

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