How do you fight alcoholism alongside bulimia, self-harm, and depression?
All of those “disorders” are products of the same thing: a failure to accept one’s self, and a failure to live life on life’s terms. The core issue is that a good person can’t cope with life and has self-esteem problems. In that, the first focus is on one’s self: learning to accept one’s limitations, abilities, physical self, and to learn the love the person inside. It only makes sense to love who you are: you can’t escape it, so why hate it? Alocoholism is just an escape, a denial of reality, and if you can survive the world drunk, you’ll be able to handle it better sober. The key to remember is that you got by impaired; sober, you’ll be smarter, healthier, and have more energy. Bulimia is a self-perception issue: you’re trying to fit an idealistic mold for yourself. There’s no need for that. You need to make one person happy with your appearance: you. That starts with looking in the mirror and loving what you see. Self-harm is punishing one’s self for perceived faults. Loving yoursel