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I dunno, this sort of language just bugs me. I don't 'own' my uterus, I have it. I was born with it. It is a part of me. I don't 'own' my eyeballs either. I was born with them, they are a part of me. I didn't go to the store and pick them out. I didn't pay for them. They belong to me.

I dunno, this sort of language just bugs me. I don't 'own' my uterus, I have it. I was born with it. It is a part of me. I don't 'own' my eyeballs either. I was born with them, they are a part of me. I didn't go to the store and pick them out. I didn't pay for them. They belong to me.

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Personally, everyone I know with this "meat husks" mentality has some mental illness or personality disorder so I don't know why people just accept this line of thinking as if it's fine and healthy.

Is it not crazy town to think that the BODY aka the only reason why we're here and able to do literally everything we do is wrong and you don't even have a condition or illness. You're literally healthy and it's "wrong". At the same time you have this laundry list of mental illness but your brain is "correct" here, no room for error at all.

I think it is partially due to misinformation. Many people think your 'mind' and personality rest solely in your brain so basically you could take that out, put it in another body and you'd be the same person. Really though it's proven that for example even your digestive system plays a part in your behaviour. You literally just cannot separate body and mind. I understand this as a sci fi thought experiment but it's just not real and will probably not be in the range of possibly for a long time or ever

I'm going to weigh in as someone with chronic illness from various diagnosis that this is true. Sometimes I'm not even present because my head literally feels it's surrounded by cotton, I'm dizzy or I get so damn angry. And all of that is because of something going on in my body, not because something especially angered or saddened me. Same thing happens during your period, a rush of emotions etc. What goes on in your body really affects your mental well being and vice versa. Being depressed has been noted to actually make you chronically tired etc. Our body is a system with every part supporting and influencing the other parts.