Short stories tagged with Eating Disorder

Listing 7 stories.

A woman considers her possible shortcomings when her boyfriend tells her that he doesn’t like some things about her. After a period of reflection, she acknowledges the futility of self-deprecation.

A Black, transgender, college girl spends the week agonizing over cookies she’s baking to impress her dorm mates and seeks assurance from a portrait of her aunt.

A 13-year old girl with an eating disorder is sent to live with her mother's distant relatives in the hopes of changing her behavior for the better.

Drudging through his days as a janitor, an obese, middle-aged man yearns to experience love for the first time. But when he meets his new neighbor, he realizes he might not be ready for it.

When a professor of French literature attends a tribute event in New York City for her old playwriting teacher, she remembers how young she was when their unconventional relationship transpired.

Abandoned by her father, a young anorexic girl grows jealous of her best friend, who's father loves her so much he cuts away pieces of her. The girl wants nothing more than to inhabit her best friend's life, but she must pay a heavy price to replace her.

An effective fat-burninng pill with high odds of mortality is invented, and it makes obesity a rarity, and a crime.