When the eating disorder becomes an identity, you’ll look to it for direction. You may think it’s the only unique thing about you, but it’s not.
There is fascinating research being done into the brain chemicals that affect hunger and digestion. Read more about how biological factors can contribute to eating disorders.
Twelve step programs have many recovery tools that can be beneficial to those who are struggling with food addiction, emotional eating, anorexia, compulsive eating or bulimia. One of these valuable concepts is surrender.