Steven Assanti: Psychological Problems and Morbid Obesity with Snippets from My 600-Lb. Life

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Steven Assanti is a social media star who has been struggling with his weight for years. Steven’s struggle with obesity was the catalyst for him to go into psychology, and he wants to help other people in similar situations. In this blog post, we talk about Steven’s struggles with psychological problems that come from being morbidly obese as well as provide some tips on how you can get out of your own rut.

Steven Assanti is a psychologist who struggled with his weight for years before deciding to pursue psychology. After many failed attempts at dieting, Steve found himself in the same position he started in: overweight and unhappy.

Ateven Assanti Now 02.01.2021: Steven Assanti posted a new video to his fans 2 weeks ago. Steven Assanti, standing and wearing only a chador, looked extremely cheerful. He sings and dances to the music of the stone age cartoon. He did not neglect to lift the sheet and show his legs once in a while. But Steven Assanti, who was trying to show that he was okay, seemed to be in poor health. He had lost hair and looked unhealthy. I could also see that he was alone. You can see some videos here. @stevenassanti

12.12.2020 : As everyone knows, Steven Assanti And Justin had a toxic and manipulative relationship on My 600-Lb Life. According to Distractify, during a since-deleted AMA session, Justin revealed he and Steven no longer speak, sharing, “He doesn’t bother us since he got married.” Justin also noted that he has lost more than 200 pounds in the years since their episode aired. He’s back in Rhode Island, involved with Hobby Haven, a shop that’s mainly focused on selling model kits.

He has posted many updates on his Reddit account, where he answers fan questions and his Facebook page. Justin also confirmed that “My 600-Lb Life” is heavily produced and the only thing real about the show was Steven’s horrible behavior. In his own words; “Steven on the show is Steven in real life. It’s one of the few things not scripted.” As for Steven Assanti, he seems like he’s done with the show and not really been active online. From the last episode, viewers noticed that his relationship wasn’t going good. He’s also reportedly been gaining weight.
Still, both Assanti brothers seem to be doing better ever since they started living separate lives.

05.2020 Where are they now – Tlc’s My 600-lb Assanti Brothers New Episode Update

“My 600-lb Life” is a reality show that documents the life of morbidly obese individuals.

From the show, Steven Assanti was one of the most hated people in the USA, the biggest reason for this was the way he treated health professionals.

Now that people are more sensitive about healthcare professionals due to Covid-19 what do people think about the Assanti brothers? What are they doing now?

Currently, Steven Assanti doesn’t have a mental illness diagnosis However, he has addicted behavior patterns because of the traumatic experience of abandonment in childhood. He is overdramatic and self-destructive, he loves to cause trouble and get hated.

In the new episode, the Assanti Brothers will experience a trauma trigger.

Their father is still trying to convince them for sleeve gastrectomy, but things get worse after Justin Assanti returns to Rhode Island.

Steven Assanti and his brother Justin Assanti are abandoned at a young age by their mothers. This causes trauma for both of them.

In order to cope with abandonment, two brothers develop food addiction since childhood and then they get addicted to painkillers.

Unfortunately, their mother never participates in TLC’s My 600-lb Life. As you can see down below, they only have one photo together with their mother.

Even though Justin Assanti insists, he gets psychological treatment.

However, Steven Assanti continues to deceive himself. He cannot give up his addiction: painkillers.        

Update : What is Steven Assanti doing now? Steven Assanti seems to have completely collapsed psychologically, as his health problems get worse in 2020.

You can see how bad Justin Assanti was in 2019, despite all the treatments. A user in Reddit made this comment: Honestly feel like I will never recover from seeing the shape of Steven Assanti’s legs

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In an interview with Starcasm, Stephanie said she first saw Steven on My 600-Lb. Life. “I was trying to find him because the moment I saw him on TV I saw the beauty of him,” Stephanie, who is a licensed massage therapist, explained. “And I wanted to know him not because of TV because I knew he was my soul mate I felt it and I just had to find him.”

Steven and his wife, Stephanie Sanger, married last year.

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My 600-lb Life – Where are They Now? – 5×01 – “The Assanti Brothers” 

WATN Season 5 Episode 1: The Assanti Brothers

Aired: May 22, 2019

Synopsis: As Steven heals from his weight loss surgery his brother Justin finally decides to come to Texas to get the same procedure but his feelings towards Steven immediately begin to sabotage his hopes of surgery.

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Steven is making disturbing moves in the new episode. How does hospital management allow him to enter the hospital barefoot?

Steven Assanti was recognized by the TLC’s “My 600 lb” program.

According to “Dr. Nowzaradan” Steven Assanti was the most difficult patient to deal with.

Justin Assanti is always trying to avoid his brother Steven Assanti. He hates his brother, and he doesn’t hesitate to tell. Justin Assanti also bullied and used violence to his brother in his childhood.

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Justin Assanti then recieved negative reactions from the whole world, causing all the audience hate him.

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Steven Assanti is addicted to eating drugs and food. He doesn’t want to give up his addictions. For this reason, “Dr.Nowzaradan” is constantly making harsh critiques. In the other hand Steven Assanti’s behavior is never healthy. He is still abusing the health system. He’s making fun of people in the hospital. Steven Assanti wants to be noticed and draw the attention, he always behaves like a child.

Steven Assanti had serious psychological problems and he also wasn’t taking psychotherapy sessions seriously. His behavior did not change. He was still trying to avoid being independent.

Justin Assanti is the only victim among the family. He’s neglected by his mother in infancy. He was beaten by his brother in childhood. He doesn’t want to be with his brother because he hates him.

Steven Assanti has problems such as lack of empathy, drug addiction (especially painkiller addiction), self-harm (trictillomania and obesity), unstable behavior, domestic abuse, hysterical and manipulative behavior.

It would not be right to just make a diagnosis with the behaviors he exhibited on TV, but he could have been diagnosed with anti-social personality disorder and borderline personality disorder.

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What they are doing now: The two brothers are living together right now, but their health is not good. Steven is still addicted to painkillers. Justin does not share updates on his health.

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  1. I just want to wrap Justin up in a blanket of safety and nurture him :(

  2. 2 years ago

    Its hard to feel any empathy for both brothers. Chronicity wears even the most empathic person out.

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