I’m 16 years old. I don’t remember a lot from my childhood except for panic attacks and anger. My father sometimes hurt me when I did something wrong or talked back. I’ve learned my place now and it’s a lot
Hi, I’m 26 years old and have struggled with depression and anorexia since I was 13. In the past 3 years, my anorexia has got particularly bad (before, I managed to maintain a BMI of 15) after an eating disorder
From a teen in Argentina: I suffered from eating disorders since I was 13 and bullying since I was 7. I used to be a very calm person, Now I get angry over small things or depressed, I don’t show
Hi, I’m a 20-year-old girl. I’m writing because I easily form child-like attachments to women older than me. When I was 17, I was in an IOP day program for an eating disorder/vomit phobia. My psychologist was a 28-year-old woman.
Hi, my name is Kate and my eating habits are getting worse everyday. I feel so guilty when I eat and I feel so much hatred towards my body. I’ve been starving myself and if I eat, I would feel
Recently I’ve been told I have anxiety by a medical professional. I got into counseling but i don’t see it helping me really. Lately, I’ve been bedridden and not like I’m sick but I just have no motivation to do
From a teen in Poland: At the age of 12 I’ve lost my biological father from rapid stroke. I’ve witnessed the moment when the stroke happened and when his body was convulsing on the sofa while I watched and cried
My friend has been starving herself and eating only around 500 calories a day at most for the past few weeks. She only eats a few crackers and when she eats more she makes herself throw up. She refuses to
From a teen in Finland: Hey! I’ve had thoughts about possibly having anorexia for a long time now. But I’m not sure if it’s possible. Mostly because I’m not underweight yet. I have lost over 10 kg but I’m a
I have severe body dysmorphic disorder, GAD, bipolar disorder, and severe depression. BDD came around a time where I was also anorexic. I started to feel less than everyone because I was coming to terms with being gay also. Something
From a teen in Germany: I’ve started to recognize my weight problem at the age of 15, where most of my peers were already gaining both muscle and bone mass, while I just simply couldn’t gain none of the two.
I’ve noticed for the past 2 years, I will have “mood swings”. One minute I’m so excited to visit my parents who live a few hours away…but a couple hours after I arrive, I notice that I go from being