There's a new body image disorder in town and this one's for men. It's called "bigorexia," it refers to a victim's compulsive need to bulk up, no matter how fit and muscular he is. According to an official at the Adler School of Professional Psychology, as many as 45 percent of men are dissatisfied with their body image, and a number of them may be dealing with bigorexia.
Nerds will be nerds, and I have always been one of them, I foolishly thought when putting some spray-dye in my hair and skipping towards the train on a sunny Sunday afternoon. My grand expectations of beautiful cosplay displays (especially the steampunk ones) and cute kawaii-fans offering free hugs were soon shattered.