Hope this is ok... here for a loved one

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rlg2240
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Hope this is ok... here for a loved one

Hi everyone, I am 22 years old and am actually joining this community for my cousin who is in recovery fro bulimia. I hope it is ok that I want to join even though I don't have an eating disorder, but I have tried other communities that are created for friends and family of those with bulimia and I did not find them helpful. I am very close with my cousin, we talk almost everyday, and I am hoping that this community will help me to understand the struggle she is going through during recovery, and hopefully I can get her to join this too because I think it will be a big help!

Anyway, I hope that you all can welcome me, and I hope I can be of some help too by sharing some of my own experiences.

Thanks,

Lea

ccbocek77
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Welcome!

Your cousin is SOO lucky to have you!! Of course you are welcome here...we're all learning from each other...one day at a time. Just remember that sometimes all your cousin needs is a cheerful hello and a daily check in...even a simple text message at night might stop a binge right before it starts. It seems silly, but knowing that people are supportive will get her through this...even through the tiniest of gestures.

-Cara

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