Jump to content
This topic contains content which has been flagged with warnings, as follows: Disordered Eating

I don't like what I see and It's making me worry a whole deal lot

minrin Β  Β 

Recommended Posts

This post has been flagged with warnings, as follows: Disordered Eating

Click this notice to reveal the content.

TW// ED(?)

It is not new to me to be dissatisfied with my body. A couple years back, I really went through a phase where I would restrict myself food or starve myself on purpose to lose weight. It's because I don't like how I look. Prior the pandemic, I was doing okay in this department (body image). I was very much satisfied with my body mass and build, but due to the sudden lockdown, my life turned a complete 180 and I started to gain weight- without me fully noticing it. Now, I have a boyfriend and we're relatively new.Β  I kind of feel stressed out that I gained weight and I feel especially aggravated because I just want to look good for my partner.Β  Any suggestions on how to manage this stress?

My boyfriend assures me that I look great despite the weight I put on but I just don't feel great about it... Help?

Edited by Daisie
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hey @minrin

Thanks for coming to us for support with this. It's interesting that you were doing fine until until the sudden lockdown. I think that for a lot of people, stress is helped with eating, and it can be helpful to find other ways to manage. I wonder, could your stress levels be linked to you potentially eating more/exercising less?Β Also, what has helped you in the past to deal with your stress?Β 


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...