How does our environment change and shape the way we feel about our bodies, and our behaviours? We can't always control our environment, but being aware of the messages and how they affect us can help us in our recovery journey.
You might think your problem is personal, and that your story is unique. It is.
However, if you zoom out and see the larger political and social landscape, you will realize that all you have been doing was internalizing what you were repeatedly taught. It’s not working for you because the rules are broken, not because you are broken.