Everyone’s reasons are different. It might be an attempt to regain control of a life that feels like it’s spiralling; it can be about expectation and wanting to fit in; it can be about seeking approval or peer pressure.

Disordered eating has increased two-fold in the past decade in Australia in males and females 15 years and older. Eating disorders now affect one in every 10 Australians.

via There Is Hope For Anorexia Sufferers.