Skinny sham­ing

The Star Malaysia - Star2 - - WOMAN -

Ac­cord­ing to ur­ban­dic­tionary.com, skinny sham­ing­shami is “sham­ing some­one for r be­ing skinny be­cause you u think that they are choosin ng to be skinny when in fa act they aren’t.”

Peo­ple who are nat­u­rally skinny are of­ten ac­cused of starv­ing them­selves.

They en­dure ha­rass­ments like be­ing con­stantly told to eat more. Some peo­plep even think that th ose who are nat­u­raly un­der­weight are “lucky” be­cause they can eat ass they like.

Psy­chi­a­trist Datuk Dr An­drew Mo­han­raj says body sham­ing af­fects its vic­tims neg­a­tively.

Some of the ef­fects in­clude feel­ings of in­ad­e­quecy and dis­com­fort with their bodies .

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