Quote: “Relationships replace eating disorders.” Period. The end. This is my life’s work. This is who I am. This is how I live—and stay alive. While it is always tempting (primarily because of Ed’s influence) to assume that we can recover without ever having to ask a single other human being for help or support, the simple fact is that this is not possible. As long as we remain too scared, unwilling, or ignorant of…

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Late last night, I received a note from a gentle heart questioning its worth, wondering if anyone would miss it if tomorrow it disappeared – fearful it had become a burden, “let down” too many who had dedicated so much to its survival. Chances are if you love someone battling or in recovery from an eating disorder you’ve heard similar words from their heart.  Regrettably, they are far too common. Here is my response: Dear Jen,…

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