Marriage Preparation – Dealing with Eating Disorders

By Abby Viveiros and Dr. Thomas B. Holman Helpful Information: An eating disorder is a complicated mental illness/addiction that strikes many people. In America alone, over 24 million people suffer from anorexia or bulimia at some point in their lifetime. This is especially true if we have perfectionistic tendencies—a common trait found in people with eating disorders. As most people know, the biggest danger with an eating disorder is the damage to the body. Some experts suggest that ...
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Step 5: Confession – Jessica’s Story about Food Addiction Recovery

250 pounds, 4 feet - 10 inches tall, this woman had been addicted to food all her adult life.  But she had other problems.  The loss of her family, and things she had to confess and get off her soul.  With the help of the Savior, she was able to get herself to where she is today.  Physically, she's lost weight until she's almost unrecognizable from the person she was before - and spiritually, she's at peace. Jessica's Story
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Marriage Preparation – Dealing with a Mental Illness

  By Abby Viveiros and Dr. Thomas B. Holman Helpful Information: If you suffer from mental illness, be assured that you are not alone. About one in four Americans suffers from mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, or schizophrenia each year. That’s a quarter of our population! To put that into perspective, more Americans have mental illness than blue eyes (one in six Americans has blue eyes). Mental illness hits people of all sizes, shapes, backgrounds, and r...
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