“Fat talk” is getting increasingly common among college-age women. But new research suggests no one wants to be around the gal that’s griping about her weight gain. How can we discuss body image issues in a positive way?
In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, one Greatist editor shares the story of her eight-year struggle with anorexia — and how it challenged everything she thought she knew about being “healthy” and the beauty ideal.
GUEST POST: How do you find your way through the societal pressures and stereotypes to a healthy idea of body image? Writer and poet Caroline Rothstein talks about her own struggle with eating disorders and self-definition.