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Sex addict who slept with more than 700 men strips to celebrate her ‘imperfections’

Reformed sex addict Belinda ‘Love’ Rygier has revealed she once struggled with body dysmorphia. 

The former Bachelor contestant, who slept with more than 700 men, posted a series of nude selfies to Instagram in an effort to celebrate her imperfections.   

‘I am over the “perfection movement” on social media. So here’s me breaking the cycle,’ she wrote alongside the cheeky selfies.

Reformed sex addict Belinda ‘Love’ Rygier (pictured) has revealed she once struggled with body dysmorphia. The former Bachelor contestant, who slept with more than 700 men, posted a series of nude selfies to Instagram in an effort to celebrate her imperfections

‘I had body dysmorphia. So I am vulnerably revealing to you the area that had me feel extremely unattractive for most of my life… My stomach,’ she went on. 

‘I’ve been excluded, emotionally and physically abused, overlooked, ridiculed, told that a man will choose a hotter woman than me. Called a Teletubbie, fatty, and made to feel like I’d never be loved unless I was ‘skinny”.

‘It had me doing crazy things to achieve it. Including even eating only 500 calories a day. I developed an unhealthy relationship to food and would binge and starve myself,’ Belinda continued. 

'I am over the 'perfection movement' on social media. So here's me breaking the cycle,' she wrote alongside the cheeky selfies

‘I am over the ‘perfection movement’ on social media. So here’s me breaking the cycle,’ she wrote alongside the cheeky selfies

‘In this series I’ll be stepping out of my comfort zone. To inspire people to love themselves, and to transform this ridiculous opinion that beauty is purely superficial and needs to be “perfect”.

‘I am terrified and excited. If we don’t start sharing a new standard of beauty. We will always be aiming to hit the unrealistic ones. It’s time for a change,’ she concluded.   

Speaking to Daily Mail Australia, Belinda previously said her out-of-control sex addiction came to a head when one of the men became abusive, but was later told she couldn’t press charges because she had ‘scratched’ him while defending herself.

'I've been excluded, emotionally and physically abused, overlooked, ridiculed, told that a man will choose a hotter woman than me. Called a Teletubbie, fatty, and made to feel like I'd never be loved unless I was "skinny",' she wrote

‘I’ve been excluded, emotionally and physically abused, overlooked, ridiculed, told that a man will choose a hotter woman than me. Called a Teletubbie, fatty, and made to feel like I’d never be loved unless I was “skinny”,’ she wrote 

‘When he pushed me down the stairs and locked me in the garage, I had a black eye and they thought my hand was broken,’ she recalled of that dreadful night.

‘It was pretty bad. I went to work and they sent me home. The police came and they said because he had a scratch on his arm from my ring, after I tried to get him off me, we could both go to jail for domestic violence,’ she added.

Rygier said the incident marked a turning point and encouraged her to unpack her emotions, along with her perceptions of love and sex.

'It had me doing crazy things to achieve it. Including even eating only 500 calories a day. I developed an unhealthy relationship to food and would binge and starve myself,' Belinda said

‘It had me doing crazy things to achieve it. Including even eating only 500 calories a day. I developed an unhealthy relationship to food and would binge and starve myself,’ Belinda said 

This journey led to her launching her own healing bootcamps, where she teaches self-esteem and how to establish healthy, respectful relationships.

Reflecting on her years of active addiction, she confessed sex ‘was constantly at the top of my mind’, even when she was at the supermarket.

‘I would be grocery shopping and would think to myself, “Oh, I wonder if he would be interested?”‘ she said.  

However, the majority of her conquests were men – and occasionally women – that she would find at bars and nightclubs on nights out.

'I am terrified and excited. If we don't start sharing a new standard of Beauty. We will always be aiming to hit the unrealistic ones. It's time for a change' she concluded. Rygier, front row, centre, is pictured as a contestant on The Bachelor Australia

‘I am terrified and excited. If we don’t start sharing a new standard of Beauty. We will always be aiming to hit the unrealistic ones. It’s time for a change’ she concluded. Rygier, front row, centre, is pictured as a contestant on The Bachelor Australia

Her tunnel vision sometimes upset her friends, as she would ‘ditch’ them while out clubbing as soon as she decided to hook up.

‘I was never self-aware. The minute I was out, I was like, “Where’s a hot guy?”

‘Sex is the only addiction I fell for because it was making me feel loved. Love is really what I lacked in my life.’  

Anyone needing support with eating disorders or body image issues is encouraged to contact:

Butterfly National Helpline on 1800 33 4673 (1800 ED HOPE) or support@butterfly.org.au

Eating Disorders Victoria Helpline on 1300 550 23

For urgent support call Lifeline 13 11 14

Reflecting on her years of active addiction, she confessed sex 'was constantly at the top of my mind', even when she was at the supermarket

Reflecting on her years of active addiction, she confessed sex ‘was constantly at the top of my mind’, even when she was at the supermarket



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