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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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