Dating a girl with anorexia
When you give her your “amazing" workout plan, It’s not long before she falls down harder.
If she can’t complete your plan perfectly, she’ll feel like a failure.
She appreciates every time you’ve let her pour her heart out to you, and every time you held her hand as she conquered her fears.
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If she does complete it perfectly, she’ll think you underestimate her.
It’s always easier when you spontaneously ask her, “Do you want to grab some ice cream? Also, be careful not to say, “I’m shocked that you just ate that!
'It trivializes the illness -- and it is an illness, it’s a disorder,' Dr Robyn Silverman, body-image expert and author of Good Girls Don’t Get Fat: How Weight Obsession Is Messing Up Our Girls and How We Can Help Them Thrive Despite It, told Yahoo! She’s quick to apologize for transgressions, and will make the extra effort to see you -- instead of flaking on you constantly,' he insists, adding: 'Temimah Zucker, a graduate student at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work who has battled anorexia, said promoting the idea that an eating disorder is a luxury is 'not only infuriating, but dangerous'.
She just wants you to hold her tight, acknowledge that it must be hard, tell her you’re by her side, and that she will get through this.
When she looks in the mirror and rotates to catch a glimpse of every angle, she holds back her tears because what see.
She see’s more than just a body she’s unsatisfied with, but a person who has failed and a person that she wants so desperately to love and accept.
An eating disorder is more mental than it is physical; the outside tells you nothing about the battle within.
The body-hate and overwhelming fear of losing control will always be – in the back of her mind.