Disordered behaviors are more common than ever before. Certain behaviors are clear indicators of disordered eating or something more serious taking place.
Examples of this include cutting food into tiny pieces (smaller than average, think like a third of a normal bite), eating very slowly, or using really small utensils to eat. The more obvious ones can also extend to rigid eating schedules and a lack of variety in one’s diet.
Disordered Behaviors in Our Society
In a society that is incredibly image-centered and vain, we find ourselves in the midst of an issue: a lot of the more subtle, prevalent disordered behaviors that one can exhibit have now become increasingly more normalized.
Actions that were once red flags have now become accepted, some even celebrated and praised. [Read more…]