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Mom to teenager with body image issues.

MamaBear5089

MamaBear5089

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Oct 22, 2019
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Florida
Hi all, I am seeking help or insight into my teen's body image issues. She says she feels like she is too thin but then she has a hard time eating. She says she just isn't hungry. She admitted tonight that sometimes she binges. I highly doubt she is purging as she has an extreme fear of throwing up.

She is being treated for depression and anxiety. Her anxiety is sometimes debilitating, probably more often than she admits.

She is also unsure of her sexual orientation and gender identity. The poor kid is being put through the ringer all the way around. She has been binding her breasts for nearly a month, and explains that she feels a euphoria when binding.

I am so worried about her. She says she doesn't care if anything bad happens to her and she feels like a burden. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you.
 
Inter Vivos

Inter Vivos

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I suggest you allow her to search the world wide web for herself. Allow her to use this forum perhaps.

She needs to understand her own self. And a way for her to do so is for her to be enabled to be an agent.
 
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