Eating Disorders

How Much of Your Time is Wasted on Weight Worries?

"Think of the most time consuming relationship you’ve ever had. Imagine it was with the most demanding person you’d ever met. That was life with Ed," says Jenni Schaefer. (Ed=eating disorder)

4 Tips for Building a Healthy Relationship with Your Body

17-year-old Jen Rubino offers her advice on how to deal when food, weight, and body image struggles are getting in the way of your happiness.

Binge Eating Disorder: The Real Story

Binge eating disorder affects more people than anorexia and bulimia combined, yet it gets nowhere near the media coverage. Teens are now breaking through the shame to let others know they're not alone.

Get Your Free Teen Activist Guide!

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is right around the corner (February 26th-March 3rd) and we want YOU to be a part of it.

Let Her Eat Cake

By Melanie Klein--“Are you sure you’re not hungry?” he asked with grave concern as chicken grease ran down his fingers and his chin. We’d just finished a rigorous hike and I was starving—famished, ravenous and slightly light-headed.


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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.