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When Relatives Talk Fat: Eating Disorders and Holiday Dinner Conversation

When Relatives Talk Fat: Eating Disorders and Holiday Dinner Conversation

The holidays are a time for conversation, tradition, special foods, and family. For those battling an eating disorder, however, the holidays can be an incredibly different and overwhelming experience. What is typically a happy and joyous time meant for celebration can quickly become a nightmare, provoking old eating disorder habits and testing and challenging recovery.

From Halloween to New Year's Day, what can you do to make holiday gatherings pleasant and manageable experiences? How can you protect your recovery if you find yourself in conversations with people who engage in "fat talk," call attention to calorie content, or offer opinions on food portions? After reading through ideas from several different eating disorder specialists and clinicians, we have gathered a few helpful coping strategies for you to think about...

For the full article, see our post on Eating Disorders Blogs.

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