Parental attitude and calming terrifying behaviors

"The confidence thing""Your continued confidence in her and in her recovery is a gift you offer every single day, every meal, every bite." - Lydia 
    Read the entire thread here.
Expect ED to test the fences
—the velociraptor analogy—Lydia
"Pretend you are a brick wall" where the inimitable Malia describes how to respond to ED's insults, pleading, curses, and threats
    "Responding to an eating disorder requires us to act in ways that would be frowned on by society if our kid did not have an eating disorder."
   "Heroic parenting and an absolutely gorgeous example of just how challenging and POSSIBLE it is to parent well through this." (Laura Collins)