The Only Thing Ugly is Pain
What is body dysmorphic disorder? The Anxiety and Depression Association of America defines BDD as “A body-image disorder characterized by persistent and intrusive preoccupations with an imagined or slight defect in one’s appearance.”
We want to spend some time talking about this painful condition, as it does not receive enough attention and many who need help do not get it. We’ll use BDD as our general term today, though many suffer from body dysmorphia that is not diagnosed as BDD.
It’s not just disliking your body. Most