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27 Things That Will Make Plus-Size Girls Say, "Damn, That's Real"

Button-up shirts are your mortal enemy. They must be destroyed.

1. When you ask a sales clerk if they have something in your size and they respond, "Sorry, we don't carry sizes that big."

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2. Better yet, when companies don't even MAKE bigger sizes.

When a designer advertises they have plus sizes, but they only go up to a 14. Fool, you missing out on a lot of bus… https://t.co/S6sOIEJJb4

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3. When you can't shop in the sale section because somehow it doesn't include anything bigger than size small.

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4. You basically need a map to find the plus-size section in any store.

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5. Even though shopping in the plus-size section can sometimes be the equivalent of buying a potato sack.

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6. "One-size fits all" is just a cosmic joke.

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7. When you find a dress but have to put it back because it would require a strapless bra.

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8. Also, why is it that finding bigger bras with cute designs is like finding a rare jewel?

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9. When your bigger size bra costs $100 more than the smaller sizes.

What? Are you charging me for the extra fabric?!
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What? Are you charging me for the extra fabric?!

10. When plus-size clothing is sometimes more expensive than "normal-size clothing."

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11. When you have to pair a cute sun dress with bike shorts to combat chaffing.

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12. That look of surprise you get when you wear something that hugs all your curves.

For the record, I wear what I want, when I want. News flash it's MY body. #thankstho

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13. When you finally find a pair of jeans you love but they are so long you could create another pair of pants.

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14. Speaking of jeans, you've perfected the "jump and pull" to get into a pair.

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15. When you're walking and your thigh rub causes giant holes in your favorite pair of jeans.

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16. Button-up shirts always pop open, whether you're walking, running, or lying perfectly still.

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17. When you're walking down the street and have to pull down your shorts because your thighs make them ride up.

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18. When you find a t-shirt with a cute design, but your boobs stretch it out to the point where it's unrecognizable.

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19. Finding workout clothing that's comfortable is like searching for water in the desert.

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20. When your boobs are a little cumbersome for your already clumsy self when you work out.

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21. And then there's that baffled look on people's faces when you say you work out regularly.

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22. When you shop online and order three different shirt sizes because everything is cut differently.

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23. Never being able to leave a store without trying everything on.

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24. When you have to buy swimsuit tops and bottoms separately because nothing fits correctly.

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25. When you get the uncomfortable side-eye while squeezing into a middle seat anywhere...

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26. ...or when you have to pull a table out in a restaurant to slide into the booth.

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27. And of course, when people constantly praise you for being confident in your body like you somehow need a reminder that you're drop dead GORGEOUS!

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