Ironically it is the anorexia that cloaks you with a kind of invisibility the 44essence of your personality becomes hidden under the rules and rituals of the disorder

In the later stages of anorexia, your voice can literally become very small, like a whisper. The words you speak are often tentative, your sentences terse, with confusion and ambivalence peppering the things you say.

Since sex is a form of communication, and since anorexia alters how you communicate all aspects of your "self," physically intimate experiences are often transformed from occasionally awkward to frightening. Many anorexics report completely losing their sexual feelings and sex drive. This may be a result of hormonal deficiencies but also may be due to a psychological walling-off of emotions, a profound lack of trust in interpersonal relationships, a fear of being naked, a literal fear of being touched and of touching someone else. Sexual dysfunction is a complicated and serious side-effect of this disorder.

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Breaking Bulimia

Breaking Bulimia

We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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