Reviewer: Siva2478
Date: 06/04/07 14:45
Chapter: Realising the truth

I think this is a good idea for a story, however I think the subject should maybe have been someone else. It is so out of character for Ginny. But then maybe that's why she would be a good choice, I'm just finding it a little hard to swallow (no pun intended). Other than me having a hard time accepting this about Ginny, it is very well written!

Author's Response: For me, Ginny was the only choice. Eating disorders are most common in girls from a middle class background, who are naturally talented but still have to work hard and often feel that they have to prove themselve and show everyone that they can be independant. (yes, i did do my research). It's often those you think least likely to suffer from it, which is why so many are able to hide it. For Ginny, the Weasley family, though they aren't rich, we are always given the impression that they are well respected. She has six older siblings to contend with and as the only daughter she is always more protected. She is very determind to prove that she can cope with everything that is thrown at her. We are also told that Ginny is very popular, but in Chamber of Secrets, the reason she got caught up in Tom Riddle's diary was because she was lonely and needed an outlet. Also, with all the trauma she has gone through, they just aid this self hate growing inside of her and (in this story anyway) when Harry broke up with her, her guard was down and she was able to become consumed by it. thanks for reading, and I'm really glad you like the plot line and my writing. emma x x x

Reviewer: goGinny_84
Date: 06/04/07 14:11
Chapter: Realising the truth

Wow. This is very accurate. But, I think you need to give the anorexia a little more time to develop. Right now, it seems as if Ginny was happy one day, then BAM! the next she has a full-blown-eating disorder.

Author's Response: I realised that when i re-read it. I don't know that it would be a 'full blown eating disorder', I think it's more that she is just determind to do this, it hasn't actually completely taken over of her yet and it is definately going to develop more, but you are right that it seemed to happen too quickly. thanks for reviewing, i feel really inspired with this story so the next chapter should be up soon.
emma x x x

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