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Kids Starting to have Body Image Issues

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#1 maigrir237



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Posted 24 August 2020 - 11:47 PM

I may be reading too much into this but I am really worried the kids are picking on my body image and food issues.


I am not a parent, but I am very close with my 11 y/o  nephew and would do anything to protect that kid. He  is a lot like me, including some of the sensitivity and anxiety. I've recently noticed him seeming really self conscious and making comments like "I ate three cookies and one egg today. I don't need dinner". 


Should I start worrying? How do you help your kids not pick on your ED stuff? I don't want to contribute to him feeling bad about himself, or start down the ED path. 



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