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The Flame

By: Kati D., Renfrew Alumna

Posted on August 03, 2020

I was never comfortable expressing my anger outwardly, so I turned it towards myself. My eating disorder promised that by hurting myself, others would understand the hurt they have caused me. This was not the case; the flame went out inside me. In treatment, I was able to reignite it — I was able to properly express my anger towards others without hurting myself. The flame inside me roars.

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