on Eating Disorders

Quick Facts

  • It is shocking when you find out that your loved one has an eating disorder – that’s okay.
  • It’s normal to feel angry and frustrated.
  • You didn’t cause this.
  • Your loved one did not choose to have an eating disorder.
  • It does affect boys. You can read more by clicking here at Men Get Eating Disorders Too.
  • There is no one known cause.
  • It can take a long time to recover but things will gradually improve.
  • Eating disorders can effect anyone at any age and of any race.
  • You can’t tell by looking at someone if they have an eating disorder. The majority of people with an eating disorder are in the normal or overweight range.
  • Recovery is possible and can happen.
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