... 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. ... (8 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. ... (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. We are in a long distance relationship since I am fisnishing up my college but We hit it off really well and our relationship moved quickly. She has been going in and out inpatient treatment during this whole time. ... (8 replies)
... 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. ... (8 replies)
... I'm sorry that my opinion offended you. ... (8 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.... (8 replies)
... Anorexia and bulimia are selfish diseases. I am in my 40's and I've been battling this since I was a teen. I really think it takes a toll on the people around us and it is hard for family to live with. ... (8 replies)
... Keep us posted I hope your girlfriend gets better and you both live happy lives. ... (8 replies)
... Before I start my story, I'd like to say exactly why I'm posting here. ... (2 replies)
... hey first of all id like to congratulate you for being so supportive 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... (8 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. ... (8 replies)
... she finds herself more as a person with anorexic tendencies. ... (1 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)
... 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)
... hi Bob,
i'm not a bloke and have been the one in relationships with an eating disorder. i'm bulimic, not anorexic, but despite all this i just wanted to say a few things that might help.
i have been in a similar position. my last long-term boyfriend was in a similar position to you, and i think that, unlike what Rheanna says, this is not about the relationship and... (10 replies)
... e I rely on myself completely and will not turn to anyone else not even for a little bit of help. I always feel like i am a burden to anyone that I talk to about my problems. I always feel like im the one who is supposed to help everyone else, and that no one is supposed to help me. ... (7 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)