Empowering parents to raise kids who are free from body hate and eating disorders.

Four reasons we purge: what parents need to know

Have you ever wondered the reasons why some people purge? Purging behavior occurs on a spectrum, from people who do it only occasionally to people who do it often as part of an eating disorder. The reasons people purge vary, and understanding why a person purges can help with healing.  READ MORE

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32 worst things to say to someone with an eating disorder

Most of us don’t know what to say to someone who has an eating disorder. Eating disorders are poorly understood, and most of us have never had a meaningful conversation about eating disorders. The result is that people often say the wrong thing to people who have eating disorders.  READ MORE

care package ideas for eating disorder recovery

Best care package ideas for a person who has an eating disorder

Do you know someone who is being treated for an eating disorder? Do you want to show them that you care? A care package is a great way to connect with someone who has an eating disorder.   READ MORE

Help your teen with an eating disorder get enough sleep

Help your teen with an eating disorder get enough sleep

If you have a teen who has an eating disorder, then you probably know that getting enough sleep is a key component of their care. But it can be hard to get any teenager to get enough sleep. And when you add on the disruption created by an eating disorder, it can feel like just one more thing on your list.  READ MORE

Parenting a teenager with an eating disorder

Parenting a teenager with an eating disorder

Parenting a teenager who has an eating disorder is not easy. Eating disorders are complex illnesses that must be treated comprehensively. Since most eating disorders begin during adolescence, parents are on the front lines of treatment and care. But few feel prepared to handle it.  READ MORE

Food Myths That Get in the Way of Healthy Eating

Food myths that get in the way of healthy eating

Our society is overflowing with food myths that interfere with healthy eating. Half-truths and outright misinformation about nutrition and health are everywhere. Too many of us believe in myths—faulty, inaccurate, and downright untrue things about the food we eat.  READ MORE

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Getting sad in recovery from an eating disorder

If your child in in recovery for an eating disorder, it's very possible that they feel sad. And maybe this is making you sad, too. Most parents feel overwhelmed handling the eating disorder behavior, and don't know what to do when sadness shows up.  READ MORE

Resources


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Free "Don't Weigh Me" Cards

It's very stressful that every time we go to the doctor, we get weighed. This stress is part of the health damage caused by weight stigma. These cards provide support and empowerment for people and parents who would like to say "no" when they (or their child) are asked to step on the scale.   READ MORE

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Free eBook: You're Fine! Body Image for Girls

Body hate is on the rise among all age groups. It's reached terrible proportions among our daughters. This free eBook is written by a 13-year-old to help girls accept and respect their bodies.  READ MORE

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Free "Don't Talk About My Child's Weight" cards

Did you know that you can ask your child's doctor not to discuss weight in front of your child? And there's good reason to do this ... it's both healthier and safer to avoid weight stigma at the doctor's office.   READ MORE

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Quiz: Does My Child Have an Eating Disorder?

Are you wondering “Does my child have an eating disorder?” Have you noticed that your child is behaving differently around food lately? Take this quiz to find out more.  READ MORE

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Professional Directory: Therapists, Dietitians, & More

We have created a directory of non-diet professionals who work with parents to help them understand body hate, disordered eating and eating disorders.  READ MORE

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Free Mini-Course: Parent a Child who is Free From Eating Disorders, Disordered Eating, and Body Hate

This course consists of five emails. READ MORE

Featured Articles


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10 cognitive distortions that support eating disorders

People who have eating disorders often exhibit 10 common cognitive distortions that are well known in psychology. In fact, many therapists begin with an assessment of these 10 cognitive distortions. READ MORE

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When your adult child has an eating disorder

It is never a good time to discover that your child has an eating disorder. But parents can feel a special type of despair, anger and worry when they learn that their adult child has an eating disorder. READ MORE

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Racism and eating disorder diagnosis and treatment

Racism is a problem in the eating disorder community. The media, doctors, and therapists assume that eating disorders look like a thin white teen. But it's not true.  READ MORE

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Weight stigma and your child: what you need to know to help your child who is living in a larger body

Are you worried about your “fat” kid? You should be, but not because of their adipose tissue.  READ MORE

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Are you fat shaming your kids? You’ve got to stop!

We must acknowledge that fat shaming is pervasive throughout our society. Almost everyone has probably fat-shamed and/or been fat-shamed at some point in their lives. People seem to feel compelled to warn other people about the dangers of being fat. READ MORE

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Four reasons we purge: what parents need to know

We are putting this information forward to help parents better understand that purging behavior is often not as “abhorrent” or “disgusting” as it may seem.  READ MORE

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About Us


More-Love.org is an online resource that empowers parents to raise kids who are free from body hate and eating disorders. We educate parents about weight, food, and mental health and seek to reduce the fear and shame parents feel when their child has a problem with body hate, disordered eating, or an eating disorder. We believe full recovery from an eating disorder is possible, and we support a Health at Every Size® approach.