Dating girls with eating disorders
We know that starving, binging, and purging are wrong, but we need you to understand our hurts so you can encourage us. They consume your feelings about yourself, your value, your worth. Just like we are afraid for you to know how deep our insecurities are, we are also afraid for you to know the real us. Share it with someone you care about.
We are struggling to discover who we are inside. The more you understand about the way our mind works the better equipped you will be to help us. From my experience, something good comes from all destructive things. As much as we try to hold in our feelings and the negative inner thoughts sometimes they get the best of us. Sometimes or often we need extra help.
Eating Disorders are addictions. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. There are few situations that take more strength than this to overcome. Patience in accepting where you are, and patience to get to where you want to be. They know the value of friendship.
Eating disorders have taught us to isolate ourselves. Loving a girl with an eating disorder can be hard, but work at it and maybe you could be the one that helps her blossom into a confident woman. Maybe from a counselor or treatment facility. When I first began dating the man that would become my husband I was elated, but afraid.
Or what it is like to have a mind so cloudy that you are unable to construct a sentence or concentrate long enough to hold a conversation. Tell us what you think below, or tweet us HuffPostWomen. You are not worth friendship.
But to choose to recover is to choose to live. Eating disorders consume your mind. Or what it feels like to be trapped in your own head and tortured by your own thoughts. We want to be loved deeply.
We want to hear you say these things because our self-esteem may be low. They consume your hopes and aspirations. Patience when you take a few steps backward even though you want to go forward. Sometimes we can be too wrapped up in life to notice that other people are suffering.
Sometimes jumping into a relationship for the long haul can be hard because we still need some alone time. But those who are recovering from an eating disorder do. Finally they consume your body and your life.