Justin’s Story & Body Ideals in the Gay Community image
E24 · Embracing You
Justin’s Story & Body Ideals in the Gay Community
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In this episode of the “Embracing You” podcast, Eric sits down with Justin Cohenour to delve into his courageous journey with disordered eating and body image within the gay community.

In this intimate interview, Justin opens up about his personal struggles, sharing the challenges he faced and the emotional toll of striving to meet unrealistic body ideals. Through his vulnerability, he sheds light on the often overlooked issue of men grappling with eating disorders and disordered eating, breaking the stigma and silence surrounding this important topic.

Throughout the episode, we explore Justin's path to recovery, gaining insight into the resilience and strength he found along the way. His story serves as a beacon of hope for others who may be navigating similar struggles, emphasizing that it's essential to acknowledge and embrace one's journey, even when it feels overwhelming.

In our conversation, we discuss the impact of societal expectations on body image and how these pressures manifest within the gay community. Justin offers a unique perspective on the complexities of body ideals specific to this community.

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