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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #disorders

To anyone who thinks eating disorders are something rich, bored white girls do to get attention, I bid you bite me. I have frequent, intense, inappropriate outbursts of anger over the lies little girls are told about what is beautiful.

Stacy Pershall


We turn skeletons into goddesses and look to them as if they might teach us how not to need.

Marya Hornbacher

#bulimia #eating-disorders #skeletons #thin #teaching

I wish I had cancer. I will burn in hell for that, but it's true.

Laurie Halse Anderson


If I can't feel, if I can't move, if I can't think, and I can't care, then what conceivable point is there in living?

Kay Redfield Jamison

#depression #mood-disorders #care

Anorexia is not an illness of the body; it is an illness of the mind.

Lynn Crilly


Our society's strong emphasis on dieting and self-image can sometimes lead to eating disorders. We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders, most of them young women.

Tipper Gore

#dieting #disorders #eating #emphasis #know

Eating disorders can have serious medical and psychological consequences which, left unchecked, can kill. Parents should address this issue and ask their children to discuss how they feel about themselves.

Tipper Gore

#address #ask #children #consequences #discuss

The last thing the consumer index wants men and women to do is to figure out how to love one another: The $1.5 trillion retail-sales industry depends on sexual estrangement between men and women, and is fueled by sexual dissatisfaction. Ads do not sell sex--that would be counterproductive, if it meant that heterosexual women and men turned to one another and were gratified. What they sell is sexual discontent.

Naomi Wolf

#eating-disorders #feminism #self-esteem #society #beauty

Beauty' is a currency system like the gold standard. Like any economy, it is determined by politics, and in the modern age in the West is is the last, best belief system that keeps male dominance intact.

Naomi Wolf

#beauty #body-image #eating-disorders #self-esteem #society

Food can become such a point of anxiety - not because it's food, but just because you have anxiety. That's how eating disorders develop.

Vanessa Carlton

#anxiety #because #become #develop #disorders

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