Is Anorexia A Super Skinny Model Advertising God Knows What?
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I remember the pain she would try and describe; “leprechauns dancing around,” she would say through laughter because the pain was so unbearable that it tickled. I remember having to help her walk twenty steps from her bed to the bathroom and even having to lift her off the toilet seat, because she was too weak to stand on her own. I remember the pain I felt watching as my mother slowly weathered away to nothing but skin and bone. I would beg her to sit down at the dinner table and eat with me, only to see her pick at the food and move it around on her plate to make it look as though she had been eating. What caused her to be so malnourished? What came hours away from taking my mother’s life? Anorexia Nervosa, or as it is more commonly known: anorexia.
Everywhere you look nowadays, there is a super skinny model advertising God knows what. “Sex sells.” While this statement may be true, young women do not see the commercials the same way a man might. Seeing beautiful and ultra thin girls can really damage a girl’s view on herself. She will want to look just like the girls on TV -when t...