So… I was going to write a lengthy, thought-out post about this. Had actually started drafting it and then came across this article. It is so much more thorough and well researched that I can’t compete so I’ll just share it. All I can say is that since opening a Tumblr account I have seen way too many “thinspo” images and struggled with how to interact with these young girls. I am terribly afraid for them. I don’t want to push them away but rather live by example so that maybe they can help themselves into recovery and learn to live a healthy lifestyle. But, I’m no psychologist. Please read.
THE HUNGER BLOGS – Huffington Post
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