Yes, that is today’s subject of discussion, but it will be short because I am quite tired and must return to work tomorrow.
BUT! You women are so important to me that I will take the time to write this thing that has been stewing in my mind for days.
First things first,
Know it or not beloved womenfolk, you are in a very nasty battle. It is you against the world, against the invisible forces that be. For some reason it seems that there is something out there that wants to destroy our happiness, and so it attacks you from every angle possible.
The most obvious place we can see this is from famous fashion magazines and television shows. Girls, have you ever walked by a magazine stand at the grocery store check out and though “Gee I shure wish that I looked like her”, or “why don’t I look like that”?
I want to tell you that the great majority of those images you see on the magazines are LIES! Really, they are! Artists take a human girl who has gone to much effort to look “attractive” and then they put a bunch of makeup on her and stick her in an unreal situation and take photos with impressive contraptions, then afterward they paint and refine and retuck and remake until they end up with the perfect “sexy” construct that DOESN’T EXIST!
And that probably ends up making you feel ugly and inferior. It happens all over magazines and all over the television.
But the next worst thing about it is what this attack does to your natural ally-the male. Aside from Pornography itself which I have seen the effects of and I abhor. It is the worst sickness there is, DO NOT enter into it and if you have get help soon. Your family depends on it.
Aside from pornography these simple images in ads put unreal images in the minds of us men of how you women should really look. According to the television you should all have perfectly flat stomachs without any bulges or bumps, you should be in a perfect hourglass shape and not a gram of fat should exist on your blessed bodies. This also is a lie.
We are all human, fat is a natural function that we have to help us store energy and maintain a constant body temperature. Of course, we should not have too much of it, that is bad. But we should definitely have some.
The truth is, there is nothing bad about love handles. A little fat is good and healthy. Now I’m not saying that we should all look like muffins here, but I am saying that what the world calls “skinny” is really “close to death”. 🙂
Got the point?
So it seems that something in the world wants you to feel miserable about yourself, and wants the guys to look you over because we think that there is some life-sized barbie doll waiting for us somewhere, and we’re too stupid to see the virtue and reality that sits in front of us.
My message to you today is this:
Stop looking at the fashion magazines! Stop believing what the media tells you about what’s pretty.
Stop asking yourself “Does this make me look fat?”
Rather ask yourself “Do I look healthy?” “Do I feel healthy?”
That is what really matters. Please do everything you can to help us men young and old understand this principle.
If I must I will tell you how I began to think this way, and it was when I took a figure drawing class. I had to draw the female form many times over, and they were all dressed in swimming suits, which is much less covering than you see every day. When I began to study the form, I began to notice that the really skinny girls really looked unhealthy. They really did! And I saw that the healthy looking girls did not resemble the super-models we see on television. Rather, they had a healthy amount of fat upon them. It surprised me, but I began to realize the truth of it…
So mothers and sisters, wives and daughters, friends and girlfriends, STOP worrying about being skinny, and START focusing on being healthy.
I will do what I can on my end to educate us dumb guys.