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Eating disorders are terrifying

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  1. Shuque Green Belt

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    I'm watching someone I love dearly struggle with anorexia/bulemia and it is excruciating to witness.

    In watching this struggle I'm reminded of my battles with addiction. The urge and compulsions are just as strong as anything I've witnessed before.

    I'm terrified about what the future holds for my loved one.

    [email protected] Instagram, tik tok and all other forms of social media. That shit is for fakers, haters, and trolls and it's poisonous to young teens.
     
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  2. Ares Black Plutonium Belt

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    That's rough, Sherbro. I wish them the best of luck.
     
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  3. Sonny Qc Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Take care of her TS,
    My sister struggled with this for a few years and she ended up commiting suicide at 22yrs old.

    Seek all the help you can Brother.
    It's not going to be easy.
     
  4. shunyata Silver Belt

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    Forgive me if I'm preaching to the choir.

    Make sure they get professional help immediately, and continued long term support.
     
  5. Osculater Red Belt

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    I noticed a lot of the ladies that were anorexic have switched over to bodybuilding/powerlifting/crossfit
     
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  6. Shuque Green Belt

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    Sorry to hear about your sister.
     
  7. sweetviolenturg Banned Banned

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    Give your loved one as much love & support as possible. Eating disorders are exceptionally dangerous. They're the mental illness with the highest mortality rate & the sooner you can get the individual suffering from the ED in treatment the better. Outpatient therapy is good but the most effective means of treatment is getting your loved one into an ED rehab facility where they can monitor her 24 hrs per day.

    Before she passed in March my wife worked as a mental health counselor who specialized in the treatment of EDs at a private rehab facility in Sedona, AZ. She was considered one of the best in her field.
     
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    I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.
     
  9. Sonny Qc Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Thank you, it was 15yrs ago.
    Learned to be at peace with it.

    Life can suck and be unfair sometimes.

    Just make sure to be there and help her anyway you can TS.
     
  10. lifelessheap Gold Belt

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    Abuse and neglect from the parents usually is at the root of addiction.

    At least we get to see dat ass.
     
  11. William Huggins Red Belt

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    It's a slightly different condition in itself but I can see how one would cross over into the other.

    I met a woman in the gym, she told me she did 9 hours in there, she didn't look healthy but I didn't want to say anything, just had a joke about how some people work less hours as a job.
     
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  12. William Huggins Red Belt

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    Really sorry to hear this.
     
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    TS, all you can do is support them and get them to try and accept professional help.
     
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  14. StoneColdSteveAustin Gold Belt

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    Yup these problems are no joke and can ruin someone’s entire life.
     
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    I mean, this is just absolutely fucking terrible. I'm sorry. I hope you are well.
     
  16. NoGoodNamesLeft Silver Belt

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    My romate at boarding school 2as bulimic
     
  17. elreece Black Belt

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    I dont believe you ever went to school.
     
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    sorry to hear this man. I can only wish you the best.
     
  19. NoGoodNamesLeft Silver Belt

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    I haev q stqkc of degre3s
     
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    Eliminate weight cutting. Have Pride rules!
    Instagram isnt the issue really. It is basically photo sharing for a closer circle of friends. There is tons of body positivity on there and anti bullying stuff I think it has helped people

    TikTok is more the issue as they dont regulate anything and the appeal is short video 10 second or 30 second or so clips of absurdity.
     

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