S/O : *trigger warning* for women who resort to eating disorders to be thin!

posted 3 years ago in Wellness
Post # 3
9412 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

I think a lot of an eating disorder is mental and that folks need to work on body image (either alone or with help) before they will truly care about graphic pictures. Due to their mental images of themselves, many think the risk is worth taking.

Post # 4
2915 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas


Post # 5
7654 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2012

Well, I was warned but I looked anyway, and now I regret it. I made it 3 pictures in and quit.


Post # 9
2696 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I don’t understand why you’d post this?

Most people don’t resort to eating disorders to be thin, prese, it’s to gain control over something in their life. To help cope with other mental pain.

Bombarding people it graphic pictures is not going to make someone say, “oh, bulimia is bad! It will damage my body, I will stop.”

Most people that suffer from eating disorders actually don’t care a whole lot about themselves, thus these photos are useless. It’s a mental/emotional disorder. It’s rarely about being thin.


Post # 11
3389 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Why did I look? My heart goes out to those who suffer. 

Post # 12
2319 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I know that my eating issues are mental/emotional and not really about wanting to be thinner. Based on what the PP’s have indicated, I know I shouldn’t look at those pictures.

Post # 14
2501 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@Laurenskii:  +1 EDs rarely start out as a a control mechanism. They usually start out as a diet and morph into something worse. You think you are in control and can stop anytime until you can’t. 



Post # 15
11668 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@Laurenskii:  Sorry but these or similar pictures (since I didn’t really purge much) never would have stopped me from developing anorexia.  I wanted to be stick thin at all costs and was so depressed I didn’t care if it killed me.


I don’t even understand the point of you posting this on a primarily wedding forum. I don’t have a problem with the content since you put an appropriate warning in place, I just don’t get the point of it.  It just seems a little attention seeking.






Post # 16
2696 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014


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