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How People Who Have Struggled With Eating Disorders See "Fat"

"Your fat can actually be great."

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Cut Video recently asked men and women who have struggled with an eating disorder to respond to the word "fat." Their responses are heartbreaking and inspiring.

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When someone hears the word "fat," it can have a very triggering and negative affect on someone, especially if they're facing the struggle of an eating disorder.

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It can feel like "fat" is another word for "sadness," and "skinny" is the key to happiness...

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...And it can be a label that is extremely frustrating and hard to get rid of.

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But through recovery and time, "fat" doesn't have to be so negative. Fat is essential to sustaining human life.

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Many people are hit with labels based off their appearances, whether that be fat or skinny, but in the end, they're not what should define them.

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