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How to Feel Normal When the World Says You’re Too Big

There are concrete ways to help your brain normalize your body (and pretty much everyone else’s)

Photo: Caroline Tompkins/Refinery29 for Getty Images

I’I’ve been told to avoid association with other fat people my whole life, out of fear, I guess, that the proximity might draw (extra) attention to the terrible fact of my size.

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Virgie Tovar

Virgie Tovar

Virgie Tovar is an author, activist and one of the nation’s leading experts and lecturers on weight-based discrimination and body image.