I have obsessive body image, in particular to a certain aspect of my body, which I have extreme issues with. I have red about a number of different things which sound quite similar to the things I experience, including reading about "Body Dismorphic Disorder" , but, I cannot say for sure if this is what I suffer from, if anything at all.
But, my appearance in general I am constantly thinking about, but, the one factor which I obsess over is my height, as odd as this may sound. I don't think I have red any other stories about Body Dismorphic Disorder being related to a person's height, and I am wondering if it is logical to think that BDD could be attributed to obsession with height.
I will elaborate when I say "obsession", I think I probably began to notice it a few years ago, and since then the problem has definitely become worse, and more prominent.
When I obsess, I worry about it, and get either of any of the recurring frustration/angry/sad/depressed feelings, and I will think about it, and get these anxious feelings everyday, without fail, but, I think I would be fair to say that I can easily be thinking and worrying about this several times an hour, of everyday.
I do suffer from anxiety (social and otherwise) also, and when I am outside, in public places, as well as the anxiety, over-time, I have gradually begun to compare my height with everyone around me, with everybody who I walk past.
I could probably say more about this, but, I might do that in a reply post, but, I just wanted to make the first step here.