Faces of Bulimia

Trauma looks different on everyone. My father left me and my mother when I was a little girl, and ever since I have found myself in a constant battle with the feeling of abandonment. After many years of self-exploration, I realized how connected this feeling of abandonment is with my own deep rooted fear of being unloved.

The feeling of being “unloved’ has always been a physical sensation for me. Sometimes my experience of being unloved expressed itself as a quiet murmur beneath my day to day activities, or sometimes it took shape as a raging emotion that controls my every move. The hardest part? No matter