A great post by two beautiful and phenomenal women.

“If all of the terrible things I said to myself on a daily basis were said aloud by the person I loved, that person would be a sadistic and selfish abuser.”

Read the rest of their post here: The Silent Abuser

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I have never truly respected my body. I’ve loathed and despised it almost since I was even a child. I hated my knobby knees, gangly limbs, and flat chest. When I got older, I disguised my flaws with push-up bras and bobby pins and makeup. Hours were spent sculpting my hair and concealing my blotchy complexion. High heels tortured my toes but accentuated my calves. And tanning beds temporarily cured me of my vampiric pallor. I trussed myself up, presenting my body to the world all photoshopped and enhanced. And even then, I still hated the way I looked.

I thought I wasn’t sexy because everyone who was fatter than me made themselves feel better by saying, “Men don’t want to have sex with a stick.” Society began to imprint in my brain that being skinny was being sickly. I felt healthy. I ate anything I wanted and never gained…

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19 thoughts on “The Silent Abuser

    1. , there are plenty of unemployed non-college students in the cville area. even if they weren’t busy, they knew they would need help and should have planned accordingly, so they wo#;2n&u8d17lt be stuck training and working all the time with a newborn.

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