Body Image

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.

Join a Proud2Bme Team and Walk to Save a Life!

All across the country, we're walking to promote body confidence and raising money to fight eating disorders. Join us in NYC on October 6th!

Shattered Image: An Interview with Author Brian Cuban

By Benjamin O'Keefe--As I began to read the first page of Brian Cuban’s memoir, Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder, I already knew that this book would touch my life in a major way.

Books: Mirror, Mirror Off the Wall

By Lisa Salvitti--Kjerstin Gruys is a sociologist and professor at UCLA who teaches her students about gender, appearance, and inequality. She decided to swear off mirrors for a year.

Street Style Blogging: Where Fashion & Feminism Play Nice

By Jazmin--I'm a a feminist. I'm also interested in fashion and personal style. It always sounds like I am contradicting myself when I say that out loud.


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About Us

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.

Proud2Bme was first launched in the Netherlands by Riverduinen, a mental health organization that has licensed the concept to the National Eating Disorders Association. Unless otherwise noted, all original content on this site is copyright The National Eating Disorders Association. The Proud2Bme brand, logos, and trademarks are property of Rivierduinen.