"I left a note in one of the bathrooms. She wrote back on the note and said, 'I need help.'"
It’s silly to think that we can just make depression go away. It’s not a pimple on your forehead that will disappear with a poke of the fingers. It’s rooted deep in our bones and causes more damage than a measly pimple.
"But when you resize a girl's pants from a 9 to a 16 and label it 'plus size,' how am I supposed to fight that? How do you expect me to convince her that she doesn't need to skip dinner for the next month because her pants size didn't *actually* go up by seven digits?"