Claire, Redefined
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Claire, Redefined

Chapter 11: Claire Mason: Starving Your Feelings

Trigger Warning: Eating disorder content

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It is a silent protest, a cry for help, an expression of the feelings that are bursting within me now; popping like firecrackers inside my gut, exploding at the most random of times.

I call it starving your feelings. Some people eat their feelings. I don’t. I just stop eating. I haven’t…




A young adult novel about two strangers named Claire living parallel lives who come together over shared trauma. Chapters uploaded daily.

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