Debunking the myths surrounding eating disorders in men

“Only girls get eating disorders”. NOT TRUE!

Research suggests 25 per cent of those with a diagnosed eating disorder are male. There are likely to be more men struggling with an eating disorder than the statistics suggest, perhaps because men don’t identify what is happening to them, or they feel like they can’t come forward and say, ‘I have an eating disorder’.”

Read the full article exploring myths and stereotypes around eating disorders and lived experience of eating disorders in men: https://www.kindredmagazine.co.uk/post/debunking-the-myths-surrounding-eating-disorders-in-men

In case you’re wondering, I do work with clients who are male or who do not identify as female!

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