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Welcome to our New Look

newWhat a pleasure to be writing to you from the new eatingdisorderrecovery website. Thank you for your patience while we dealt with countless details.

ALERT! Comments and Forum access will close Mon - Wed.

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Thursday our communication system will be restored, and we should be up and running with the new site.

If you want to write during the interruption, please use my Facebook page.

I appreciate your patience with this.  Remember, you can continue posting here until Monday. 

 

Sex and Eating Disorders: Let Love and Reality Win

Sex, Understanding, Confusion, False Messages and Eating Disorders

If you have an eating disorder, you most likely know that while human sexuality is flagrantly advertised and photographed, exploited and both demonized and idealized, your actual experience is rarely reflected back to you in ways that help you feel understood or understand yourself.

Today a notice came across my desk that makes this situation abundantly clear as I'm writing the chapter on sex in my eating disorder recovery book for adult women.  Amazing.

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Thank You and Please Accept My Apology

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JoannaPoppink Never too late or too early to start your recovery. Now is the best time, the only time. Read: Healing Your Hungry… https://t.co/WpFJWUHVzP
16hreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Can't trust yourself with food? Make small daily non food related task commitments, and keep them. Build your self… https://t.co/aRHxYTU9V7
JoannaPoppink Symptoms are not character flaws. Read: Healing Your Hungry Heart: Recovering from Your Eating Disorder https://t.co/zzzkbdvzQD via @amazon
JoannaPoppink From Jeffrey Sachs who I have long admired. The American political system has not been focused on how to end the ep… https://t.co/jTQV89I4sq
JoannaPoppink Eating Disorders: More than about eating and appearance. A reminder that symptoms are not character flaws. https://t.co/RC90jcAJz8

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