Embracing Natural Beauty

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Submitted By Mizkaykay
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General Psychology
10/23/13
Embracing Natural Beauty Eating disorders has been a part of society for a great deal of time. Eating is a part of society because we eat when we are hungry, we eat when we see others eat, and we eat and share food to show we care. There are many contributors that lead to eating disorders. The media is one but, whether there are televisions, radios, or magazines some people will still find ways to consider themselves being not beautiful enough. People cannot handle the pressure of certain circumstances in life especially those from childhood, so they find other addictive ways to deal with the pressure. Even in adulthood factors such as abusive marriages and careers can cause eating disorders. People who suffer from eating disorders are no different from people who suffer from drug, alcohol or sex addictions. Not all people who are anorexic or bulimic have had traumatic experiences in their youth, but at some point in life situations became too stressful, whether it is a career, an event such as divorce or bullying from love ones or associates. People find unhappiness within themselves when they are repeatedly told they have physical flaws. Everyday both boys and girls suffering from eating disorders are slowly killing themselves because they are constantly told you are ugly, you are weird, or fat, too thin too tall; the list could on. This type of slow suicide is the last resort of escaping the reality that, people will see you as they wish, but one does not have to envision themself in that same fashion. Eating disorders develop as people try to find control over their disruptive lives. Many develop eating disorders because they are doing what they feel are less drastic ways to cope with stress and peer pressure. Many of these youth avoid actions such as drugs, alcohol, sex or cutting because they still…...

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