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Dear KJ: Do Fat and Skinny-Shaming Cause Major Body Concerns?

"Dear KJ" is a weekly advice column by Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys, sociologist, author and body image activist.

Dear Melody: Can You Give Me a Positive Take On Acne Scars?

“Monthly Matters with Melody” is a monthly advice column by Dr. Melody Moore, a clinical psychologist, yoga instructor and the founder of the Embody Love Movement Foundation.

Dear KJ: How Can I Get Over My Fear of Eating in Public?

"Dear KJ" is a weekly advice column by Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys, sociologist, author and body image activist.

Dear KJ: How Can I Talk to My Parents About Getting Treatment?

"Dear KJ" is a weekly advice column by Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys, sociologist, author and body image activist.

Dear KJ: How Can I Work for the Eating Disorders Recovery Cause?

"Dear KJ" is a weekly advice column by Dr. Kjerstin "KJ" Gruys, sociologist, author and body image activist.

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