Nobody Likes a 'Fat-Talker,' Study Shows

In a culture where obesity is despised, it's natural to want to share our anxieties about weight gain or failure to exercise. Self abasing "fat talk", however, makes you less attractive. I assume it applies to men too.

Women who engage in "fat talk" -- the self-disparaging remarks girls and women make in relation to eating, exercise or their bodies -- are less liked by their peers, a new study from the University of Notre Dame finds.

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