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While that is possible, anytime Taylor has been in town to hang out with Venus, they always consistently take selfies together. Venus has burned so many of her bridges with her friends... I wouldn’t be surprised if she burned Taylor’s bridge too. Taylor really wanted to be there for Venus but even the most caring friend has their limits on how much they can take. Plus, Venus has been behaving so immaturely as of late while Taylor has matured a lot. She’s 30 and I wouldn’t be surprised if she just was like “I’m too grown to deal with these teenage tantrums from a 20 something year old” and just said forget it.
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Triggered? I was literally so calm when I responded. I could not have been nicer. Nor the other person who commented their experience. If anything, your angry response to people who disagreed with you seems far more triggered. Should I have also mentioned that I worked at the college I graduated from for years and have seen how many people well above 30 had the same experience that I talked about? Should I have mentioned that I’ve been to several different colleges over the past decade where people well above 30 report the same thing? I thought we were just having a conversation. I simply said it’s important not to generalize. Which is true and your statement was very generalizing. I never said it was my experience alone. My initial post included others perspectives of whom I’ve known to illustrate how I wasn’t just talking about myself. You don’t know most people and neither do I. I have, however, known quite a many people and have worked in higher education for some time. I am so well aware that my singular experience doesn’t equal the rest of the world. That was kind of the whole point of my response...
Disagreeing and offering a different perspective =/= triggered.
Hmmm... I just wanted to point out that I graduated college in my 30’s along with quite a few other 40, 50, and even 60 year olds in my graduating class. Most people I’ve talked to my age and up said going back to school later in life was actually the best thing they could have done for themselves. Would it have been nicer to have it out of the way sooner? Sure. But it feels good to accomplish something like that at any age. Most of us don’t care about socializing and making friends, we are actually there to learn. I and several of the older ones graduated with highest honors as well. So... just wanted to point out that while I don’t deny that’s been your experience, it is quite common here where I live in the US, so generalizing so grandly may not be the best approach. College is hard no matter what age but I for one am happy I didn’t go back until I felt I was actually ready to care.
I think Kai would break their loyalty to Onision if she was given a plea deal. Testify against Onision and serve less time - or even just community service. They’ve both proven to be incredibly selfish so if she’s told she can either rot in prison or throw her husband under the bus for less time, I think she’d take it.
Hi and welcome to PULL. I just want to clarify that in no way am I saying her behaviors can't or shouldn't be scrutinized. In no way am I saying she shouldn't be held accountable. I just wish people could understand that explaining the reasons of why is not equal to condoning and is not sympathizing. Empathy and sympathy are often used interchangeably but incorrectly so. They do not mean the same thing. And neither equates to giving someone a pass for their behavior. I like to understand the mechanics of humans. I like to know the why's and I know many others here do too. Everything you said is correct. She is a public figure and she needs to be held responsible for the damage she is causing to young and impressionable minds. It just feels like some people think if you're not spewing venom, you must be a Venus sympathizer. I am not. I am simply a grown adult who's too old to be going around saying "teeehee what a retarded evil bitch hehehehehehe". I've always been inquisitive. I've always liked to learn. So I tend to know more about certain things. I see that life she could have if she'd get her shit together and it sucks that she isn't. That doesn't mean I'm "woe is Venus". I told someone else, despite my surly demeanor I care about humans. It's sad when a human throws their life away when you know they don't have to. It's more about the principle and concept than the individual themselves if that makes sense. But it's not like this is going to keep me up at night at the end of the day.
I question your use of "untreated". Yes, of course there are stages. Where did I say there weren't? And at no point did I specify how LONG she can live, simply that it's not going to be for a very long time if, again, left untreated. Severity does matter. At no point did I imply that it didn't. Again, I question your use of the word "untreated". There are stages and when left untreated and allowed to fester to the severity that anorexia can and does tend to venture more often than not - people die. A severe anorexic who doesn't eat at all will die. Especially if not hydrating. It is simple biology and physiology. The human body is not designed to last super long depending on conditions without food and water. That is a fact. Your cognitive dissonance doesn't change that. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2015-12-humans-survive-food.html https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/how-long-can-you-live-without-food#takeaway https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-long-can-a-person-survive-without-food/ Your cancer analogy is absolutely incomparable. Not everyone who has cancer dies because they received treatment. Untreated cancer leads to death. Period. Do you even know where you are? This is a forum where people discuss other people. People in the public eye are always going to be talked about. It's how they're talked about that is important and I'm worried for her, rightfully so and I'm spreading the facts. And the facts are - those who haven't gotten better from anorexia are clearly going to have the same skewed perspective which caused the illness in the first place. I genuinely worry for you and Valentines. It is scary how much misinformation you're choosing to believe in. I genuinely hope you both can get help and not be afraid of the facts.
🤦 I said untreated anorexia. UNTREATED. As in not treated. As in not improved or controlled medically. If you're not treating the disease/disorder that is killing you you will die. Period. That is what I mean by 100%. If you are getting treatment, then your chances of living a full life are going to be much higher. I mean, duh? I don't think you understand statistics. Also, fun fact. Just because you have the disorder does not make you an expert. It only makes you an expert for you and your experience. But to those who have dedicated years upon years studying the matter, worked with multiple different cases, they are the experts. I thought I was an expert on my issues simply because I had them back when I was young and naive but after going through school and studying the matter guess what? Turns out I wasn't an expert on shit. Your own experience is not the natural law. Anorexia does have one of the highest mortality rates whether you want to bury your head in the sand about it or not. And only consequence is weak immune system?? Are you kidding me right now? Please educate yourself. Especially as someone with the disorder. Here are some links: https://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/information/anorexia/anorexia-death-rate https://anad.org/education-and-awareness/about-eating-disorders/eating-disorders-statistics/ https://www.eatingdisorderhope.com/information/anorexia/kill-spirit-body https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/eating-disorders/anorexia-nervosa/features/anorexia-body-neglected#1