Stop Telling People They Look Good Because They’re Thin

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It was my senior year of college and an unseasonably warm evening for February in Massachusetts, warm enough at least to brave wearing a skirt to the bars. People had been commenting on my weight all year- I’d gone down a size over the summer- but that winter, my body had shrunk rapidly. I’d gone home for break and returned a size zero. It was clear to my friends that I’d gotten even smaller…