Abigail Romanticization of Mental Illnesses (Eating Disorders (Anorexia…
Abigail Romanticization of Mental Illnesses
People, when they talk about Anorexia, don't always talk about how it really is like, they talk about memorizing calories, working out, but never about the fact that your hair falls about, the change in your mood, or the constant state of exaustion.
Pro- ana websites are made and for people who believe anorexia is the only way to live. They believe it is a lifestyle and a choice, not an illness. On theses websites they romanticize mental illness by saying that having anorexia makes you perfect and that you are in an elite group of people.
Rise of Pro-ana and Mia sites
Some people consider self harm as pretty because they consider depression to be pretty
Started from "delete the stigma" and turned into Romanticizing.
Girls are starting to associate beautiful and tragedy together.
comes from the idea that mental illness help creativity.
Some people think that if they have a mental illness then they will be pretty
Socity has turned mental illnessesto be cool or edgy
The Romanticization can make people who actually have mental illnesses be afraid to seek help because they believe that there illness is not valid.