This Teenager Says His Addiction To Taking Selfies Drove Him To Attempt Suicide
Now he's working with young people's charity Fixers help others with debilitating body image issues.
Danny Bowman says that his obsession with selfies and his own self-image grew so out of control that he ended up attempting suicide.
He lost 28lbs to improve his appearance, and started skipping classes so that he could take selfies uninterrupted. Eventually he stopped going to school altogether.
"Our self-esteem is tied up in our selfies," a psychologist told BuzzFeed.
Help is out there for people who worry excessively about their appearance.
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