Steve’s story

Hi Essentially, this is the beginning of my road to recovery. Firstly, thanks to those who have created this community. BDD is so isolating. I have had BDD for a decade, it intrudes on and inhibits all aspects of my

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Beth’s Story – “Not Human”

Hi everyone, This is the first time I have come across this website. I volunteer at an anxiety helpline and saw a flier up on the wall! It is nice to see a place where people with similar experiences can

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Clint, I appreciate your story.  BDD is a hard road and can be devastating for relationships or their possibility.  It’s very courageous of you to be open the way you have been in your comments.  What can we do but

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Clint’s Story

My name is Clint. I was asked to be in the ‘Mirror, Mirror’ report on 60 minutes in 2001 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAuc2xAM7-8, when I was 23 and seeing the doctor involved. I declined due to being too embarrassed, so I applaud those

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Esther’s story

I am so familiar with many of the behaviors Mary mentions in her story, in particular avoiding harsh lighting and wearing glasses unnecessarily. I thought it would be a good idea to share my own story in hope of encouraging

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Paul’s Story

Having had BDD for many years it is good to see a site for local sufferers. I developed it at 15 years of age with a compulsion to cover up my pale skin. At one stage I didn’t leave the

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The reason we’ve started this website …….

Hi, My name is Mary, and together with Graham, Paul and another supporter we have decided to start this Melbourne based website with the aim of helping those currently experiencing the Body Dysmsorphic Disorder.    We aim to have regular meet-ups in  relaxed surroundings over coffee/tea

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Connect & Share

We would love to share your personal experience with our site visitors. If you are interested in sharing your experience, please submit it here. Have you dealt with or are you currently dealing with Body Dysmorphic Disorder? Is there something that you

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