Unrestricted: How I Stepped Off the Tightrope, Learned to Say No, and Silenced Anorexia (Paperback)

Unrestricted: How I Stepped Off the Tightrope, Learned to Say No, and Silenced Anorexia By Dawn Brockett, Ekaterina Malievskaia (Prologue by), Emily Parker (Epilogue by) Cover Image

Unrestricted: How I Stepped Off the Tightrope, Learned to Say No, and Silenced Anorexia (Paperback)

By Dawn Brockett, Ekaterina Malievskaia (Prologue by), Emily Parker (Epilogue by)

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In Unrestricted, Dawn Brockett refutes the long-standing paradigm that anorexia is about the anorectic's need to control. Having battled and beaten severe restrictive anorexia herself, she proposes that anorexia is triggered by a lack of the space a young woman needs to fully individuate- to become who she chooses to be without being controlled by others.

The anorectic is not compelled by a desire to control the world or to be thin. She is compelled to disappear, shrinking to the space that she feels she is allowed to take up in her life, the size of which is dictated by others' demands and expectations.

At once heart wrenching, heartwarming, and hopeful, this is the story of how one woman stopped disappearing, started listening to her own voice, and finally claimed her rightful place in the world.

Product Details ISBN: 9781955577083
ISBN-10: 1955577080
Publisher: Harridan and Strumpet Books
Publication Date: March 7th, 2023
Pages: 264
Language: English