Sunday, November 4, 2012

When Friends Don't Understand Your Eating Disorder

Due to Hurricane Sandy, I was without power and unable to give you a Wednesday video this past week. Next week, all will continue as planned. I hope everyone is safe and warm. I did do a guest post for Libero Network which was posted on Wednesday, though, so I thought I'd share that with you, albeit a bit late:

Here is a snippet. You can read the rest by clicking the link:

When Friends Don’t Understand
Your Eating Disorder

by Arielle Lee Bair

At the beginning of 2011, I received a message that prompted a lengthy response from me and has since generated a lot of discussion. I often refer back to my response to the original message, because I have been asked similar questions time and time again. Sometimes friendships and relationships can be so emotionally charged that it’s difficult to see things objectively. And as many of us know, sometimes eating disorders muddy the waters of friendships even further. Below is the original (shortened) message and my response, with the hope that it will give some clarity to others who are dealing with the same dilemma.

(Read the full post at Libero Network...)

There are also some related video links posted there as well. Thanks to Lauren Bersaglio for featuring my post. Libero Network is full of resources.

1 comment:

Denise Greenaway said...

What a beautiful and supportive post you have here and on Libero. I love how you told her, "your recovery in many ways is completely within your own control, but all things in your LIFE are not." Thanks for sharing!- Denise Greenaway