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#1 lenarexic

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 01:22 AM

okay is it just me or are most anas artists? I'm a writer/dancer/painter, etc.-you name it I do it with art. i mean artists have to make art out of something...

what are your guys' 'things'? 

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 01:23 AM

I write and draw
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Posted 26 June 2018 - 02:45 AM

Yeah, I try to express myself in more visual ways. Painting, writing, doodling, gluing shit together. It's a cathartic release for all of my stupid emotions.

 

However, I always thought that was the glamorized version of ED and that the majority were studious, logic leaning perfectionists.

 

I was never strict about grades, never good at math, not the cookie-cutter perfectionist you hear about when discussing anorexia. So, more likely than not, there's a total balance. It's more about control than expression I suppose.


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#4 nude art hell

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 02:50 AM

def something I've been thinking a lot about lately, I'm a graphic design/visual arts student and I've noticed a lot of girls (not so much guys) with ed behaviors in my classes and in general that kinda stuff being more common than in other schools I attended.



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Posted 26 June 2018 - 03:14 AM

I used to do art pretty much every day, and I used to do creative writing almost daily. AN-R here!


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 03:17 AM

I write stories, draw, paint, and dance like a weirdo when drunk. I'm a fuckin ARTISTE


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 09:37 AM

I draw, paint, make jewelry, make blankets. I love it.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 09:47 AM

i draw and paint mostly, but im trying to get into poetry more 



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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:03 AM

ive been doing art, piano, and figure skating ever since i was little and i still love doing them. im also starting to write <3


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:04 AM

i'm a writer! i also make 'art' with upcycled furniture, and hand-make stuff for my etsy store~



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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:14 AM

I like to draw. It helps me cope with feelings anorexia brings.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:19 AM

i'm really into painting and photography


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:40 AM

I'm an artist and writer since I was 7 years old and until now, and I love draw Anime .. so yeah


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:48 AM

Yeah it's actually a known fact that a lot of people with anorexia are creative and intelligent. There's a reason why they made Eli an artist in to the bone.

 

I'm a painter and photographer myself.


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 10:49 AM

I’m a writer and musician. I think there is a general connection between mental illness and the arts. I don’t know any “normal” people in my local arts scene, we’re all fucked up in some way.
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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:08 AM

I love drawing, making music, playing the piano and dancing!


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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:12 AM

I’m a writer and musician. I think there is a general connection between mental illness and the arts. I don’t know any “normal” people in my local arts scene, we’re all fucked up in some way.


This is so true. There is a huge connection. Many creative people suffer from depression. It’s a well known fact. I’ve been a musician all my life. I think creative people are sometimes too sensitive. This can lead to the hurt and traumas we pick up and internalize along the way of life. It was a big factor in my developing anorexia. It’s not surprising that lots of people here are INFJs on the Meyer Briggs test.

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:26 AM

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:26 AM

circus, writing, cosplay, fine art and printmaking


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#20 rinya

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Posted 26 June 2018 - 11:27 AM

Ya.. I draw, play the guitar and drums, write poetry, stories and lyrics and I've recently picked up photography as one of my main hobbies :>


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