Black girls don’t get eating disorders: a myth that has been perpetuated by media, fully embraced by all communities, and fogged the lenses of health professionals.
I remember sitting across from my psychiatrist when she informed me that I was being hospitalized. I wasn’t sure how to react.
I knew that I needed the help, but part of me refused to accept that I even had a problem. Within the Black community, food is a sign of love and family.Read more on themighty.com