I wanted to disappear, and the only way I thought I could do that was to make myself thinner and less noticeable. As someone with an almost obsessive fetish for rules, schedules, and plans in general, dieting gave me the sense of order and structure that I craved. Over time, chronic dieting made me feel constantly exhausted and sick. I became so depressed I could barely get out of bed, let alone eat anything at all, but I wanted to get help. I had to get help, because my body was shutting down, and during a visit with my doctor, I broke down. I was just so tired of constantly keeping food out of my body.
Tanya Sweeney: I wish I’d kept my naked pics. I feared they’d end up in the ‘wrong hands’
How to Keep Photos of Your Naked Body Off the Internet
My boyfriend wants me to send him naked pictures. What do I do? Well done for asking yourself this question. It shows good judgment to stop and think about the possible downsides of a situation. Trust your instincts.
Dealing With Problems
Creating nudes and sharing them seems to be part of human nature. A collection of poems, stories and memoir on the subject, it takes a long hard look at the contemporary — and seemingly timeless — habit of sharing images of the naked human form. The idea came to editor Julianne Ingles after a short story entitled Send Nudes was submitted for a previous anthology she was working on. In Bronzino's portrait of the admiral Andrea Doria, his subject chose to be depicted in the mostly-naked, muscular form of the sea god Neptune Credit: Alamy.
Last week, I emerged out of the shower to get dressed, the way you do, and a male neighbour accidentally caught a glance of me in my towel-free, nature-intended state. Years ago, I would have been mortified, and probably a little upset at being caught with my trousers down, as it were. Happy early birthday to you, I guess. It seems to suggest an element of vulnerability or embarrassment.