Society: Everyone’s beautiful
Society: Don’t eat though, you don’t want to get fat
Society: You don’t eat? Anorexic freak!
Society: You’re a size 4? You’re supposed to be a size 0!
Society: You’re an A cup? What are you 8?
Society: You’re a C cup? That’s my mums’ size
Society: You had sex?! Slut!
Society: You haven’t had sex? Hah you’re frigid!
Society: You don’t think you’re pretty? Attention Seeker!
Society: You think you’re pretty? Conceited much?
Society: You believe in gay rights? Homo!
Society: You don’t believe in gay rights? Homophobic dickhead!
Society: You’re depressed? Attention Seeker!
Society: You cut yourself? Still attention seeking!
Society: You can’t go on? How much attention do you want?!
Someone kills himself
Society: Oh, they were so beautiful Society sucks!
Society is a pain in the butt.
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