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Category Archives: stigma
Eating disorders tend to be very stigmatized by the media and are usually mentioned in conjunction with celebrities who have lost a tiny bit of weight and are suddenly classed as ‘anorexic’. There are many stigmas about eating disorders and … Continue reading
Even though the movie Frozen has been out for months, I just saw it for the first time the other day. Right away, I related to Elsa and the whole “conceal, don’t feel, don’t let them know” mentality surrounding her … Continue reading
I’m Rebecca, a 21 year old from the North of England and I have OCD. I thought I’d start off by taking a photo of my hands. You’re probably looking at them wondering where the cracks and sores are, after … Continue reading
“Are you sure you want to post that? Everyone will know,” my wife asked. “I know. That’s the point. I’m not hiding anymore,” I replied as I hit “publish”. I have received nothing but positive feedback since I started my … Continue reading
“Stigma” was originally posted on the author’s blog, Nothing Showing. Follow Jay Davies on Twitter: @NothingShowing stig·ma ˈstigmə/ noun noun: stigma; plural noun: stigmata; plural noun: stigmas 1. a mark of disgrace associated with a particular circumstance, quality, or person. “the stigma of mental … Continue reading