... I have an anorexic girlfriend as well and i can relate to your situation... I wrote down my story some time ago, i know its long but maybe it can help explain some things. ... (7 replies)
... that she is anorexic, being introduced to the story why she thinks she has that particular disorder, also having access to a website where she posts pictures of anorexic girls, etc., in general, knowing the whole lot of things about the subject. ... (1 replies)
... er is something i will always struggle with. I got the help I needed. I have relapsed before but not to the point where I would end up back in the hospital, Your girlfriend has control issues, as Do I, and all of the people with eating disorders. She will always struggle with this. ... (2 replies)
... I have been dating my girlfriend for three months now. She suffered severely from anorexia when she was in high school. ... (2 replies)
... I am in a very similar situation. I have a girlfriend that I have been dating for 9 months. ... (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)
... 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)
... she finds herself more as a person with anorexic tendencies. ... (1 replies)
... Hello crawler,
Her ED is always going to put you in the middle,feeling like walking on eggshells at one point and accepting abusing yet defamatory comments the next.
As ED's in general have an emotional component to them,expect the fluctuations in mood.
She may love you but the ED will get in the way time and again and you will be to blame,as you are the closest to... (1 replies)
... Hello ASDF1234,
It is true that an ED can lay dormant and then resurface but remember there are always exceptions to the rule.
Your refusal to let this disorder get in between the two of you is admirable but regretfully is inevitable.
Her desire for control is a coping mechanism that most definitely will test the boundaries of any meaningful relationship.
Emotions... (2 replies)
... i talked to my older brrother and his girlfriend last night, and they kinda convinced me that i am not anorexic. but i think there is still a chance. ... (8 replies)
... Do any of you know if there is some webforum out there that I have overlooked that deals with people in our position? I'm not only talking about boyfriends but just friends and relatives in general and how they can help... It would be nice to meet some more people that can relate :) (7 replies)
... hi.....i wuz just wondering how much this is affecting u--my boyfriend has been affectedd by my eating disorder and i dont knoee wut to do to help him. i wuz wondering if u had anii advice on how i could help him through this too. I attend an outpatient program once a week, just to giv u a lil insight on where i m in an eating disorder. i used to talk to him about it when i... (7 replies)
... I'm sorry that my opinion offended you. I am speaking for myself, I suffer from this disease; and I have made very selfish choices. (7 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)
... Thank you. It's helpful to hear from another perspective. (2 replies)
... Thank you so much for sharing your story and the encouraging, kind words! I'm sorry you've had to walk this path but it sounds like you've grown as a person as a result.
It would be wonderful if all spouses/boyfriends were so understanding and supportive:angel:.
Kelly (2 replies)
... Not disjointed at all thank you for your response...that was really, really helpful.
You seem like the perfect person to ask this question...would it be okay for me to talk to her about everything that I'm thinking/feeling? We've always been really open/honest with each other about pretty much everything, but at the same time this is a little bit different. It's a really... (7 replies)