What’s Wrong with Trying to Fit In?

April 8, 2012

“I’ve had anorexia for several years now, and I’ve done enough counseling (and self-analyzing) to recognize that at least part of what I’m doing this for is acceptance. The thing is, isn’t it normal to want acceptance? I mean, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t want to fit in. So I guess I wonder what the big deal is about how I’m going about it. It seems like any way you go, you’re gonna have to pay some price to find acceptance, right?”