Category: Support

Building Resiliency to Improve the Recovery Skills of Daughters Who Have Eating Disorders

Girl with sun in her eyes Contributor: Staff at Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Center Most of us are aware of the impact that family history and environment can have on many mental health conditions. These two aspects of a person’s life can raise or lower their risk of being diagnosed with a mental health condition, such as an eating disorder. It [...]
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How to Take Care of Myself in a Relationship with an Eating Disorder Sufferer

Spouse supporting spouse “You can’t take care of others unless you first take care of yourself.” It’s cliché, but it’s cliché for a reason. You have to take care of yourself in order to care for your relationship in eating disorder recovery. If we neglect ourselves, even with the best of intentions, our identities, careers, daily life, and relationships [...]
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Pros and Cons of Eating Disorder Support Groups

Eating Disorder Support Groups holding hands in group therapy There are an array of treatment options available for individuals struggling with disordered eating. Eating disorder support groups are one of those options. Like all treatment options, eating disorder support groups come with a unique set of pros and cons. One of the things about support groups is that everyone in the group can relate to [...]
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Marital Concerns of Eating Disorder Sufferers

Woman struggling with anorexia An eating disorder can cause an immense toll on a relationship. Studies show that body dissatisfaction is negatively associated with marital concerns and “eating concerns in women are associated with less satisfaction, comfort, and closeness in romantic relationships [1].” These statistics can be scary when you and your spouse are working together to help them recover. But, [...]
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