Afraid of Attention During Recovery

January 25, 2012

“I have really wrestled with anorexia and I want to give it up, but honestly, I don’t know if I can handle the ramifications of my doing so, especially with my family and friends. I know that if I start eating, they’ll notice, and make a big fuss over how “great” it is that I’m eating again. As much as I know in my head that they’re right, I cringe at the thought of all that extra attention. But I do want to be free. What should I do?”