The Answer For Incels Is Self-Love

I still remember the first time a particular truth really hit me hard. I was teaching Tai Chi at a Texas convention, and there was a very sweet woman there who was morbidly obese. I’d say she carried at least 200 extra pounds. I picked up vibes from her, but it is none of my business, so I didn’t speculate. I don’t go deep, intuitively, without permission. But in these classes I always speak of body-mind dynamics and being a healthy animal. After the class, she asked if she could speak to me, and we did talk. And once that door opened…it became very difficult for me.

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Steven Barnes

Steven Barnes

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Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.