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” and “wouldn’t it be better if he, well, not denied that part of himself but gave that nice girl I told you about, the Smiths’ daughter, a call sometime? And yet queer people exist, and thrive, and come out, and date, and have fun, and commit to one another, and form beautiful, strengthening communities.
It’s not all persecution and suffering, I promise you.
It’s certainly a sentiment worth challenging, but it’s likely to be a waste of your time and energy to get into a discussion about body politics with a near-stranger online.
If this had come from a friend or an acquaintance or even from a first date IRL, that might be an ideal springboard for you to challenge the notion that “curvy” is somehow the opposite of “beautiful,” but as it is, I think you should go with your first impulse and move on to someone else.
Luckily, you and the BFF outnumber the roommate; I suggest you do a little research and provide evidence for just how cost-ineffective and unreasonable a setting of 50 degrees is.
I know that the choice is his and his alone to make and I’m being supportive but societal judgment/gay-bashing/targeting IS real and I fear for his safety.The BFF and I are usually OK in our rooms, but Roomie isn’t. We split utilities but BFF feels this is less energy-efficient and going to cost more.So she’ll turn up the air at night to the point where it’s freezing in the morning! Roomie refuses to get a fan and sleeps with her lights on (which I think adds to the heat problem).I have no suggestions for improving the framing of your response, but I do recommend asking yourself how much time you’re willing to spend debating him if he comes back with anything other than, “Thanks, I hadn’t thought about it like that before.” Q.I know what I ought to do, I just can’t: I dated a guy for slightly less than a year and had the misfortune of falling for him really badly. He wanted to keep the relationship more casual, even though monogamous.