They didn’t know that I was being physically abused at home and the reason I wore turtlenecks in 90-degree heat was to hide bruises around my neck. They didn’t know anything.
I’m not an expert, I’m not a psychologist, I’m just a survivor who through the years and through my writing have figured some things out about myself. Maybe this will help you.
Anorexia is not something that girls do to try and look skinny like the models in those glossy fashion magazines.
Rebecca had the life that I dreamed of. She had a big house, two dogs, and a really nice mom and dad. I would sit in Rebecca’s house sometimes and watch in amazement as Rebecca’s mom hugged and kissed her and combed the tangles out of her long hair.