Recovering from and eating disorder is one of the scariest things a person can do. It’s not like other illnesses or addictions – people with eating disorders often have more reasons to stay with their disorder than to leave it, I know when I took a closer look at my willingness and ambiguity in recovery
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Continued from Part 1 Tips for Supporters – Comments on Bodies here! As someone supporting an eating disorder sufferer, it can be extremely frustrating to see your loved one hurting themselves, but try to keep that frustration under wraps. Getting angry will only increase the shame and guilt that the sufferer feels which may lead to
I have created a list of all the things my husband did for me over the course of my eating disorder that helped me to recover, the biggest of all was to take things at my pace, but gently push me. He encouraged me to talk about it. At first I was extremely shy and
Community and social interaction is incredibly important for the preservation of mental health. There is a reason that solitary confinement is such a brutal punishment, humans are social creatures. As someone who has profound social anxiety at times the thought of needing groups of people for my sanity makes me, well a little more in-sane.