Personal Stories

I Had No Idea That ED's Voice Wasn't MY Voice

It took work for Brittany Posey to discover who she was separate from her eating disorder. But the rewards were worth it. Read her story.

5 Real Reasons to Date Someone Who Has Struggled With an Eating Disorder

By Peter Peliotis--Here's what I've learned from dating someone who has dealt with an eating disorder.

Sometimes Being Skinny Really Sucks

By Abigail M.--I am really thin and people always wonder if I have an eating disorder. I’m perfectly healthy; I just happen to have a fast metabolism.

In Support of My Sister

By Adam Radwan--It's my first time driving along Pacific Coast Highway and I am completely enchanted by the landscape: blue ocean, palm trees and million dollar Malibu mansions.

I Faced My Self-Loathing and Found Sunshine

In middle school and high school, I always seemed to hang around kids older than I was. I would always be introduced to things that were far beyond my maturity level.

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Proud2Bme is an online community created by and for teens. We cover everything from fashion and beauty to news, culture, and entertainment—all with the goal of promoting positive body image and encouraging healthy attitudes about food and weight.

This site was developed in partnership with Riverduinen and made possible by generous contributions from JPMorgan Chase, Globant, the University of Delaware, and The Hilda & Preston Davis Foundation.

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