• What This Woman Noticed At A Bookstore Says So Much About Society's Obsession With Weight

    4 monthes ago - By Refinery29

    Books, articles, and commercials about weight loss are unavoidable. And this is especially true now that "bikini season" has arrived . (Can we please permanently retire that phrase?) Eating disorders are a co-companion to society's deeply problematic obsession with weight, but they don't receive nearly enough attention and the illness isn't treated with the seriousness it deserves. Many people don't even view eating disorders as a "real" illness, but nothing could be further from the truth. In America, approximately 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from an eating disorder at some...
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