Originally Posted by FleurMalingre
The ED isn't working for me anymore. It doesn't make me feel better, nor does it help with anxiety, or anything it used to do. So why can't I begin to heal? I'm as addicted as ever to this. This is so frustrating and discouraging
An eating disorder is used as a coping mechanism to alleviate the uncomfortability of stressors,etc.
If the ED persists long enough,it can
become obsessively compulsive in behavior.
Healing,in and of itself,is a process.
This type of learned behavior wasn't developed overnight and will take time and effort on your behalf,in order for the possibility of recovery to exist.