Eating Disorder Table Behaviors

Those little behaviors…

Let’s talk about some lesser known eating disorder symptoms that actually have a big impact. Oftentimes eating disorder thoughts, urges and behaviors are heightened when around food. However, it is not always obvious exactly how an eating disorder impacts time at the table. Here’s a list of some table behaviors that are present when someone is struggling with an eating disorder. 

Challenging these behaviors can make a big impact in the recovery process. All of these behaviors limit a person’s ability to be present, which means missing out on connecting with yourself or others. Take time to talk to your treatment team about any of these behaviors that you are noticing.