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What It’s Like to Live With Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Rachel Wayne
8 min readApr 28, 2022

“You need longer hair to balance out that huge nose.”

“I’m worried you can’t bear children ’cause your hips are so narrow.”

“Your boobs are so small, do men really like them?”

All real quotes from men and women I’ve encountered, sadly.

Rachel Wayne

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