Advice From The Comic Hack 163 – Should This Have A Trigger Warning? – “I Like Big Girls And I Cannot Lie” Edition.

Feb 25

Advice From The Comic Hack 163 – Should This Have A Trigger Warning? – “I Like Big Girls And I Cannot Lie” Edition.

Trigger warning? trigger warning? TRIGGER WARNING!!! “Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it”. Those wise words were supposedly penned by philosopher, politician and author, Confucius. You have no idea how hard it was for me to NOT start the preceding sentence with the words “Confucius Say…” in my best, vaguely racist, Sidney Toler voice! In his book Proverbs William Scott Downey tells us “Judge nothing by the appearance. The more beautiful the serpent, the more fatal its sting” Regrettably, I am just pedantic enough to point out that though I deeply respect the sentiment vis-à-vis beauty and danger; it is factually inaccurate. I also cannot help but point out that snakes do not possess stings. Stupid William Scott Downey! Today I give my two cent’s worth to a reader lamenting how society views curvy girls. While I weigh in – pun intended – I’d like to once again ask you to “like” “share” and comment on this article to your little heart’s content. One More thing: This column was originally published in July of 2014. It is one of the most controversial and discussed articles I have ever written. It also sparked a HUGE debate on whether this author was responsible for the reactions of people who stumbled-across the very jarring photo I used as the feature image – and a whole discussion about *TRIGGER WARNINGS* and *RESPONSIBILITY*.  Also, expect ALL  NEW CONTENT for next week’s article. Darling Readers have submitted some really GREAT questions for future articles. You can submit yours to advicequestions@comichacksguide.com   So, after meeting my husband I started gaining weight.  After our second child I lost weight and was back to my size in high school.  Ironically, at my 10 year high school reunion we party too much and well got preggers with our third kid.  Gained all my weight back and haven’t been able to lose it.  That was 10 years ago and my perspective has changed.  While yes, I would love to look like a super model so I am not always overlooked.  But whether you believe it or not, I have come to a place, that has me accepting that I am going to be a big girl.  Besides, I have big boobs and I...

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