Eating Disorders

Coping With "Fat Days" and Finding Happier Ones: I'm Trying Self-Acceptance on for Size

By Emma H.--Body image is a difficulty for almost every teenage girl in the world, especially those who are struggling with and recovering from an eating disorder.

Camping 101: Tips for a Healthy and Happy Summer

By Fran & Genevieve--Camp wasn't a carefree summer escape for Fran: "When I was a teenager attending sleep-away camp, my eating disorder hindered my camp experience."

3 Media Myths About Eating Disorders

By Chinh Tran--Twitter, Facebook, magazines & TV keep us informed and connected. But it’s important to take everything with a grain of salt.  Especially when it comes to the portrayal of eating disorders.

Tunes: "Deadly Beauty"

"Deadly Beauty" comes from a very personal place for the Falk sisters. Their song is not just about those who suffer with eating disorders, but also the family and friends who suffer along with them.

Unbinding Myself from Myself

By Ashley Michelle Williams--Secrets can truly bind us—and sadly even kill us--if we allow them to. I decided to let go of my secret, and I’ve realized that sharing it with the world could help others.

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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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