Building Boys Bulletin 5-3-21

Eating disorders: What parents of boys need to know

I learned about eating disorders from young adult (YA) novels.

Which is kind of weird, when I think about it. Books I ordered from Scholastic book flyers — books aimed squarely at pre-teen and teenage girls — introduced me to the words “anorexia” and “bulimia” and taught me what those things were. Eating disorders were a plot twist, a narrative hook, in …

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