... My girlfriend has anorexia, although (as she said herself) she finds herself more as a person with anorexic tendencies. She eats "healthy and well" when she is around me, so things start going rather bad when we are apart, which is a problem since we live in different states. Anyway, recently I realized that she purges at least once a day. I'm wondering how I can confront her... (1 replies)
... I am in recovery from anorexia and bulimia. Eating disorders distort the way we see ourselves and they aren't based on logic. We literally can not see what others see. ... (2 replies)
... I won't beat around the bush and give a too long story, especially since this is my first post on this forum. I have actually posted the same thread on one other forum, so you can presume that I am really looking for help and advice.
So I've met this girl last year and from the beginning of this year we have been dating. We fell for each other very fast and thoroughly got... (1 replies)
... years ago I was hospitalized with Anorexia Nervosa, but I also struggled with bulimia. And having an eating disorder is something i will always struggle with. I got the help I needed. ... (2 replies)
... I have been dating my girlfriend for three months now. She suffered severely from anorexia when she was in high school. We have sat down and talked about it numerous times and I have done some research as well. ... (2 replies)
... me is Shelby I use to be anorexic, But I was only sick for about a year, But the truth is anorexics wont take your help if they don't want it, I really hope your girlfriend gets better, maybe you should talk to her about rehab facilities for the anorexic, tell her she needs help but maybe you've done all you can do. ... (1 replies)
... You're not alone, girlfriend. I obsess over food. I think of it every second, I want to eat so badly, I'm so hungry, I would kill for a Wendy's fish sandwhich...but the minute you put one in front of me, I will balk and cringe.
Take it away, and I'll lust after it again.
I was never a calorie counter. I could give a flip about calories. I just can't eat.
I'm going... (2 replies)
... The bold part of your post really pulled at my heart strings, if you will. I went though the same thing with my now ex girlfriend. It's just good to read it I guess. :angel: (12 replies)
... It's good that you are showing concern for your girlfriend,
But you have to understand that eating disorders can happen to anyone.
Its has nothing to do with how sensible she is.
It sounds like she is doing the right thing with seeing a doctor.
All you can do is be supportive, and be there for her. (1 replies)
... Please speak for yourself, only, and not in generalized terms. I abhor the notion that people perceive this VERY BONA-FIDE disease, as "selfish." Would you look at someone suffering from metastatic cancer, as "selfish?" :confused: I mean no offense, but to me, that is a reckless oversimplification of a veritable affliction. People with eating disorders aren't being selfish.... (7 replies)
... sure that you want to continue on the path you've been on then I suggest you make a choice to move on and talk to your girlfriend about it. ... (7 replies)
... Keep us posted I hope your girlfriend gets better and you both live happy lives. ... (7 replies)
... I started going out together with my girlfriend almost two years ago... ... (2 replies)
... rtive so far i know its a very very demanding and challenging disorder to tackle especially from an outsiders perspective...i have been battling with bulimia and anorexia for 18months now and it has been terribly hard to fight, however i am now with a very good docter who is very very slowly getting results out of me... ... (7 replies)
... I've been dating my girlfriend for the better part of two years. We went to separate colleges last year, and when she came home, it was apparent that she was battling anorexia. ... (7 replies)
... sounds like your girlfriend is definately struggling with an eating disorder. If she is purging and collapsing which is serious, she needs to seek help. ... (2 replies)
... I think my girlfriend has anorexia she is 19 5foot 5 . She is a dancer and a tiny skinny thing too skinny yet every time i will make her eat she throws it up but denies it. ... (2 replies)
... hi, i have been suffering form anorexia for about 3 years now and chewing and spitting out food is all part of my illness......your girlfriend needs help, whether she knows it or not you need to get professional advice. ... (3 replies)
... I am 25 and my girlfriend Hannah is 22. ... (0 replies)
... ut later. It helps. I want to be normal because I want to have this not be part of our relationship anymore. I want to start eating normally and just be a normal girlfriend and gain some weight and have this not control me anymore. He helps me to believe that i can do it. ... (6 replies)