Take the time to try and understand why we do what we do—even if it makes no sense. Because of our insecurities we have a desire to be loved. You could be the one to help us begin to see ourselves as beautiful. Are we pretty?
Poems About ED (& Recovery) To Consider This Week
Five Reasons NOT To Date A Girl With An Eating Disorder
If you're me, National Eating Disorder Awareness Week you doing some serious thinking about the role eating disorders have played in your life. OK, even if you haven't struggled with food yourself, odds are you know someone who has. Is anyone surprised by the stats? Twenty million women will have an eating disorder in their lifetimes, as will 10 million men, according to the National Eating Disorders Association. Still, as important as it is to acknowledge the very real complexity of the subject, it's no secret that many find reading about eating disorders triggering , especially for folks in recovery. I'm definitely not advocating for putting yourself in a problematic psychological headspace, but if you want to read about eating disorders in a less immersive way, turning to poetry may be a good option.
Meet The Author Behind The Viral "5 Reasons To Date A Girl With An Eating Disorder" Article
Hospital admissions for children with eating disorders have risen by almost a fifth in two years and a third among all age groups, figures show, as mental health practitioners call for improved access to treatment services. Teenagers aged accounted for 4, of the admissions in , with almost half of a further admissions for to year-old girls with anorexia. The figures came as the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health warned parents and guardians to look out for signs of eating disorders in children and young people over the holiday period. Eating disorders are often related to a need for control — something many young people feel they have lost during the pandemic.
None of these are mine unless stated, just a collection of eating disorder poems and Monologues, may be triggering! I don't have an eating disorder. Sometimes I wish I did, but I don't. Sure, there are things I don't like about my body, but you'll have a hard time finding any girl that doesn't feel that way.