Cold Showers Help Me Manage Dysphoria When Nothing Else Works
When I had an eating disorder linked to dysphoria, I thought cold showers would help me lose weight. Instead, I find that they bring me back to myself.
What Ramadan Is Like When You Have an Eating Disorder
It’s easier to starve myself without arousing suspicion when everyone around me is fasting.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
When Does Biohacking Become Disordered Eating?
We explore the question on this week's episode of 'The VICE Guide To Right Now Podcast.'
'Alien Body Two: Identity Crisis,' Today's Comic by Valentine Gallardo
Valentine details more about her battle with bulimia and self-harm.
My 'Revenge Body' Was Actually a Cry for Help
How do you tell someone who’s just paid you a compliment that you’re borderline suicide hotline fodder and one well-meaning remark away from relapse?
There's an Urgent Need For Better Anorexia Treatments
For more than half of those afflicted, the disorder can last several decades.
VICE Guide to Life
When You're Worried a Friend Has an Eating Disorder, It's Time to Make Some Hard Calls
Here's how to decide if you should say something.
This Is What it's Like to Have the World's Most Deadly Eating Disorder
For one teen, the turning point came when her heart stopped beating for half a minute.
When I Knew it Was Time to End My Relationship With MDMA
MDMA seems like proof that what comes up must come down.
How to Be a Good Partner to Someone With an Eating Disorder
It can be hard to strike a balance between being helpful and being the food police.
Here's What MDMA Did for My Anxiety That Meds Couldn't
"I don’t have an opinion on what anyone else should do, but numbing the fear was not the answer for me."
Fitspo Culture Created a Whole New Level of Body Expectations for Women
The quest for a toned body adds just one more thing to strive for, another layer of pressure.
Brooke L. Bennett