I’m Thinner. And I’m Not Happier.

In fact, I’ve never been unhappier.

Laura Fox
Laura Fox
Jul 30, 2020 · 3 min read
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I convinced myself that if I made myself smaller, there would be less of me to hurt. Taking up less space would mean I’d be less noticeable. I fantasized about shrinking myself down and disappearing. And so it was decided. The key to happiness was thinness.