Spouses or partners of a person with binge eating disorder (BED) often find the condition to be nearly as painful for them as for their loved one. There are many reasons for this, but as we tell the people we work with at our anorexia, binge eating, and bulimia treatment centers in California, it’s important to work through the pain so you can help get the person on the road to recovery.
From a Partner’s Perspective
One of the difficulties for the spouse of a person with BED is that the condition is hard to identify. First, it is associated with a behavior we all partake in everyday — eating — but is a matter of degree, which can be hard to gauge. Is the person really eating as much right now as it appears? Maybe they skipped lunch and are famished now. Read more on this article: