That being said, I have learned a lot about eating disorders from being in a long relationship with someone whose life centered around one. Does that end up benefiting you though? Obsession is never healthy. This just means a ridiculous amount of time spent in front of the mirror. A simple trip to the mall can, and will, turn into a sad affair often coupled with tears due to either A how the clothes look when she tries them on, or B the size she has to pick up so that they fit.
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On behalf of Project HEAL , a c 3 non-profit organization that raises funds to provide treatment scholarships to those suffering from eating disorders who are unable to afford treatment, I would like to respond to your recent blog post titled "5 Reasons to Date a Girl with an Eating Disorder. It seems you spent quite a while concocting this piece of literature, and it is fairly obvious to us that you did so to elicit a reaction. It is against our very nature to respond to these types of cowardly outcries, as we are extremely tolerant of general ignorance and contrasting beliefs, and really hate to feed into your desperate plea for five minutes of internet notoriety. However, your exercising our freedom of speech has inspired us to do just the same.
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I really sympathise with you right now. You must feel so lonely and helpless, but you can't do this alone. You need to get help fast.
For about two years I went through everything, from periods of not eating, to binging and on rare occasion, purging — and I thank my lucky stars I got out of that hell every single day. Food is everywhere and unavoidable. An eating disorder is not about trying to look good for a partner. Oh no.