Ways to Cope with Dieting Family and Friends During Recovery and the Holidays

A vital step to recovery from an eating disorder takes getting away from the “diet mentality” of food rules and restrictive eating behaviors.  It can be difficult at times when those we love or are close to continue to make dieting comments.  Socializing and being with those we care about is an important part of recovery as well.  The Holidays, in particular, can be a very triggering time for some of us. Food is plentiful and many people are overeating and talking about how stuffed they are as they continue to eat at the table.  Danielle Keenan-Miller, Ph.D. gives us useful strategies to help deal with family and friends that may be diet obsessed:

Coping with Dieting Family and Friends During Recovery

 

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