If you find out that you've been in a relationship with someone who has an eating disorder, you might feel betrayed, helpless, angry, scared and a whole host of other emotions. That's normal. Licensed psychotherapist and author of Reclaiming Yourself From Binge Eating, Leora Fulvio offers some important dos and don'ts for dealing with this difficult situation.
Emotional eating and eating disorders can obviously lead to dangerous consequences for your health, but this life coach explains how they can seriously impact your relationship with your partner.
Some say that love can conquer all. But a couple struggling with the pressures of an eating disorder may need a little outside help. Here are some things to consider.
Hello out there! If you'd like to understand, once and for all, why you feel so frustrated about your weight and why your relationship with food is so stressful, this article will explain it all. Even better, you’ll also know what you need to do to change it, for good!
Hello out there! • Do you love the taste of certain foods and find that once you start you can’t stop? • Do you find yourself drawn to eating certain foods even when you know they’re not good for you and you’re going to feel crappy afterwards?
Hello out there! I'm glad you're here. If you'd like to understand why you might not reach out and create relationships even when you're feeling lonely, this question from 'K', and my answer to it, will help.: Question: Hi Michelle, I've already read about 2/3 of your book, and I am VERY impressed. I’ve always clicked with the Geneen Roth/Hirschman & Munter approach, and it has helped me in the past.
Do you binge, but don't purge? Do you overeat at night on a regular basis? Do you eat when you are stressed or eat to cope? Do you eat in secret? Do you feel like a sugar or carbs addict? Do you eat a lot of junk food? Do you constantly crave food? Here are six signs you may be heading for an eating disorder.
A 25-year-old woman credits her relationship with a malnourished cat for helping save her life. Ashley Ransley battled anorexia for years, and at age 20, weighed the no more than a 12-year-old. At a critical point in her illness, with years of failed treatment behind her, Ashley adopted a stray cat that wandered onto her family's yard in Michigan. Weighing just three pounds, Ashley assumed the tabby was a kitten, but a vet later confirmed it was a full grown -- severely malnourished -- female.
By Tara Weng, GalTime The phrase sexual anorexia may seem a taboo one at that, but the truth of the matter is, it's a real, medically studied problem. It's a term that's been coined from the clinical diagnosis: sexual aversion disorder. The condition has been described by the experts as "one that goes far beyond inhibition or sexually negative attitudes. It is an obsessive state in which the thought of being sexual by oneself or with others is almost unbearable."
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Dan Savage's new MTV show "Savage U" premiered last night. Italian "Vogue" editor talks eating disorders. One woman, two men. 10 reasons to date the boy you grew up with. 6 places to have sex around the house.
Dating is hard enough. Add an eating disorder into the mix, and it only gets doubly complicated. In this video, Relationship Expert Janie Lacy offers advice to someone struggling with bulimia who is afraid that her secret eating disorder will stand in the way of her love life.
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Online dating is hard enough without all the risks of what could go wrong. From deceptive pictures to insincere motives, Jessica Adams has gone through it all. She shares in this hilarious account how one prospective match, a promising sociology student, turned out to be less than desirable.