I Am a Male With An Eating Disorder

For males who have eating disorders of any kind 32 People

    Its Not Just Girls Or Teens...

    I've always had a battle with my weight and was rather chubby as a child. In my teens I starved myself to lose weight and managed to get really slim but as time passed I ended up going the other way and ate to excess and became around 18st. I would then make myself sick after...
    stoowill stoowill
    Oct 24, 2011

    I Knew I Wasn't the Only One..

    Hello, I'm a 27 yr. old Latino male with an eating disorder. After graduating from High School at the age of 17.. I started gaining weight...I wasn't worried about it..until friends and family members started to tell me that I had gain a great deal of weight and should lose...
    caliguy80 caliguy80
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Oct 13, 2007

    39 Year Old Gay Male With Bulimia

    I have been struggling with eating disorders, primarily bulimia, since I was 18. Would love to talk with someone else that is dealing with this.  I cant even begin to explain the horrible sense of loneliness.
    gfromftl gfromftl
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Sep 11, 2009

    My Story As Male Teen Anorexic

    Ever since an adoloescent I've always had anxiety /self-esteem issues that have been overwhelming. Forever I've had depression, anxiety, and feeling pain on the inside i could never wash away. I first started self-harm as a fad in junior high.. That evolved into an obsession and...
    Want2beStickFiugre Want2beStickFiugre
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Oct 8, 2012

    My father and I both had eating disorders.

    I'm a girl though. someone once told me that a girl said eating disorders are for girls. That probably didn't help them, it just puts more stress on men with one.
    kissthedeadly kissthedeadly
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 18, 2014

    Eating Disorder Help/someone To Talk To About It/ Friends Txt Buddies To Help

    Hello, I will first start off by saying that I am a 21 year old perfectly healthy 180lbs 6foot tall guy. I am not ripped or anything like that and have a slight belly. Up until when I was a sophomore in high school I was a very large kid and always had low self esteem. Then when...
    cnixon09 cnixon09
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Nov 4, 2012

    Its Not Only Girls

    Its not only females who have eating disorders, nor is it only teenagers.  I am far from being a teenager and am not female, yet I have had an eating disorder for many years.  Few suspect this, that dont know, because, as My partner said, I dont look anorexic and, as I...
    alabastardragon alabastardragon
    36-40, M
    10 Responses Jul 11, 2007

    Will This Road Will Ever End ? ? ? Where Is The Light At The End Of The Tunnel ? ? ?

    Hey all just wanted to share my story with you all and see if any one can give me some support on how to stop. I am 26 years old and have always had issues with my weight when I was at secondary school I was Bullied by people about my weight so I started to make my self sick on...
    mikey26 mikey26
    26-30, M
    Nov 17, 2013

    Seeking Men Battling An Eating Disorder For Documentary

    An award winning global film and television production company is seeking participants for a documentary program that explores men struggling with anorexia.  This is for a long running, highly acclaimed series for a major cable network. The angle of the show is educational, not...
    beyondthepale beyondthepale
    46-50, F
    Oct 23, 2011

    I gained a significant amount of weight trying

    to recover on my own. I feel nothing but regret, shame, loneliness, and self-hatred, which have all intensified even more so since I before.
    gradschooljunkie gradschooljunkie
    26-30, M
    Jan 21, 2014
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