What It’s Like To Have an Eating Disorder (and not be thin) | Dispatches from Paradis

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There was this horrible article going around last year about five great reasons to date a woman with an eating disorder. In reality, no one who has had a partner with an eating disorder would find anything positive about their illness. You can’t love someone and be willing to watch them suffer so much. But, one of the things we never talk about, because it isn’t popular, is that we harm women in little ways by continuously holding up figures that for some (I would argue for most) are nearly unattainable.

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