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Demi Lovato: "For the first time in my life, I feel like a role model."

It's not easy to talk honestly about eating disorders and cutting. It's even harder to speak up when the whole world is listening.

How to Help a Friend

If you are worried about your friend’s eating behaviors or attitudes, it is important to express your concerns in a loving and supportive way.

What is Perfectionism?

Perfectionists try to be the best at everything they do in all areas of their lives--from school and extracurricular activities to their relationships with family and friends. People who are perfectionists have unrealistically high expectations of themselves and sometimes of others.

Download the NEDA Parent Toolkit

The NEDA Parent Toolkit is for anyone who wants to understand more about how to support a family member or friend affected by an eating disorder.

Body Image: Do You Like What You See in the Mirror?

The reflection you see in the mirror is shaped by the way you feel about yourself.

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.