February 15, 2013 / submitted by The Oracle, United Kingdom
When I answer questions of a personal nature, readers often get in touch with their own thoughts. So, we have a weekly feature, Team Oracle, whereby each Friday (with the question asker's permission) we open up a question to all of you to answer too. Then, the following Friday, I'll post a selection of the best answers, alongside my own reply.
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Lately I've realized that my best friend hasn't really been the same. After a breakup with her boyfriend a few months ago, her behavior has changed. She used to always be in a cheerful mood but now she doesn't seem to care about anyone or anything. She almost seems like she's angry most of the time when I'm around her. Another thing is that she's almost completely stopped eating. I rarely see her eat anything anymore and she is skinny enough as it is. Today she told me that she had lost nearly fifteen pounds in just a few months, making her weight drop almost to the double digits. It's been scaring the living hell out of me. I want to do something but I don't know what and I'm worried about how she would react if I told her that I thought she hadn't been herself for these past few months. I'm just very upset and worried about her right now and I don't know what to do. Can you please help me? Christine. USA.

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