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A Guide For Family and Partners Caring For Someone With an Eating Disorder

Eating Disorder

Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are a serious health concern. As a family member, partner or other, you might be at various stages of your approach to your loved one about their eating disorder.

Here are some good things to keep in mind

1. “Is there something wrong with my loved one?”

There is no such thing as a broken person, just people with different strategies. Your loved one is doing the best s/he can, even if it does not seem like it.

When you can separate the person (your loved one) from their behaviour (the eating disorder), you put yourself in the empowered position of being able to support them, and help them meet their needs.

Your loved one is still the wonderful person that you’ve known...

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Family Media Room

Family Media Room

Family Media Room

Family rooms are simple versions of spaces allotted to spend quality time with your family. When everybody is home, this will be the perfect space to conduct activities. If not do things together, the space can accommodate all members and allow them to do their own thing. Dad can watch the television on his big brown leather chair. Mom can do her knitting on her rocking chair. Little Johnny can play with his Lego toys beside the couch. Sarah can read her favorite novel on the big couch. Everyone can do whatever they like in one room and still end up spending quality time together.

Watching movies and listening to music is one of the most common activities where a family could bond...

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