Well in a recent post (http://www.scarleteen.com/forum/Forum3/HTML/004360.html) my boyfriend and I had a huge fight about this, as you can see. Well, we made up (thanks to great advice from BruinDan ) and worked things out. I was just curious on everyone's opinion here on Eating Disorders. Do you consider it a disease or just a lifestyle? Additional opinions? I realize that some of ya'll will not like what I say, and tell me if you do.
Well, my opinion is that it is a disease. I am a very logical person and I'd never try to hurt anyone... but the affects of my ED has on my body and everyone else is terrible. I hate how everyone is so centered on my ED; I hate how I'm obsessed with it
This isn't really an opinion matter. It's a fact; eating disorders are diseases. They're just like any other illness ... People don't choose to have anorexia or bulemia any more than they choose to have depression, pneumonia or arthritis.
Actually that's far from true. Tons of people think it isn't a diease at all, and if they doo,, they think it is completely their fault. Take this girl for example..."all of these anorexics and bulemics need to grow up and stop being so dumb, if they are that mental then they need to seek professional help, if they don't then what happens, happens. no ones faulty but their own." I was just wondering...
[This message has been edited by paradijs (edited 12-22-2003).]
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