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Or, they may admit to it openly, but be unable to translate that intellectual understanding to concrete action to address their issues.This can be one of the most challenging aspects of being close to someone struggling with these issues: but it’s useless, in my experience, to get into battles over whose ‘version of reality’ is correct.
For now, we need to get our heads around this disease, so we can be of maximum possible help to our sweetheart.(*It turns out that a of women have eating disorder and body image issues these days.
The obsession/addiction is the most important thing, and the relationship is secondary, or tertiary, or farther down. Going into a fasting state might be preparation for a breakup or some other emotionally-charged event. Often people will first realize that a problem is really a deep problem when a loved one shows them and tells them all the ways it limits their life and happiness.
But you also have to make your peace with the fact that this may not be enough: her thinking may already be too disordered and she may be too defended to respond to this.
Long before this happens, a hungry person experiences mood and behavioral changes, most of which are destructive to a relationship.
A hungry person is not usually a very loving person. A hungry person is not very motivated to be intimate.
The thought patterns that surround ED really encumber relationships. The is something else: control, patterns, coping with strong emotions, shutting off scary emotions.