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          PLAYING Could There Be A Connection Between Mom’s Anorexia And Daughters’ Obsession With Their Appearance?

          Could There Be A Connection Between Mom’s Anorexia And Daughters’ Obsession With Their Appearance?

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          April 16, 2019

          Judy says when she was a young woman, she was complimented for losing weight and that “triggered” a serious eating disorder.

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          “I became anorexic and I battled it for a number of years,” Judy says. “My life just kind of spiraled out of control, and no one seemed to know. I could never be thin enough.”

          Now, she says she wonders if there’s a connection between what she went through and what her daughters Molly and Ashly are living. Molly says she’s obsessed with her appearance and spends hours applying makeup and getting ready before leaving her house – if she can leave at all. And, Ashly says she’s obsessed with her weight, works out two hours a day and won’t even date because of the “shape” she’s in.

          WATCH: ‘I’m Obsessed With The Way I Look,’ Says Young Woman

          Hear more of her story in the video above from Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Phil. Are the body image issues these women share coincidence, genetic, or a learned way of thinking?

          And on Tuesday, Sophie Turner, Sansa Stark on the hit HBO series Game of Thrones, reveals how she worked through her own body image issues. Check here to see where you can watch.

          If you or someone you know needs help, reach out:
          Eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention
          1-800-931-2237
          https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/ 

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