Sister's Eating Disorder Pushes Family to the Edge 😥

Diply Social Team
Unsplash | Unsplash

Living with a family member who has an eating disorder can be challenging, especially when it starts to affect everyone's lives. In this heart-wrenching story, a woman shares her struggle with her sister's uncontrollable eating habits and the drastic measures she had to take to cope. As her sister consumes everything in sight, the woman is forced to lock away her own food and rely on her boyfriend for meals. With her parents unable to provide the help her sister needs, the situation reaches a breaking point.

Sister's Unstoppable Eating 🍽️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Parents' Temporary Solution 🍲

[deleted] | [deleted]

Parmesan Cheese Incident 🧀

[deleted] | [deleted]

Grocery Costs Skyrocket 💸

[deleted] | [deleted]

Attempts to Address the Issue 🗣️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Sister's Weight Issue ⚖️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Taking a Stand ✋

[deleted] | [deleted]

Locking Away Food 🚪

[deleted] | [deleted]

Parents' Plan for Next Week 📅

[deleted] | [deleted]

Warning to Parents ⚠️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Therapy Suggestion 🧠

[deleted] | [deleted]

Sister's Mobility Issues 🚗

[deleted] | [deleted]

Living Situation Dilemma 🏠

[deleted] | [deleted]

Boyfriend's Suggestion 💑

[deleted] | [deleted]

Parents' Responsibility 🤦‍♀️

[deleted] | [deleted]

Not Her Saviour 🙅‍♀️

[deleted] | [deleted]

A Family Torn Apart by Eating Disorder 😢

This emotional story highlights the struggle of a woman trying to cope with her sister's severe eating disorder. As her sister consumes everything in sight, the woman is forced to lock away her own food and rely on her boyfriend for meals. Despite her attempts to address the issue and suggest therapy, her sister's condition continues to worsen. With her parents unable to provide the help needed, the woman faces the difficult decision of whether to stay and support her sister or move in with her boyfriend. As the situation reaches a breaking point, the family's future hangs in the balance. Share your thoughts and reactions in the comments. 💔

NTA. Parents enabling sister's eating disorder, not OP's responsibility to fix.

ripecantaloupe | ripecantaloupe

Supportive advice to move out and prioritize self-care 👍

KneelNotKneal | KneelNotKneal

Understanding hyperphagia and its effects on mental health 🤔

Dookwithanegg | Dookwithanegg

Commenter calls out enabling behavior towards dangerously overweight sister 😱

dusklight | dusklight

Concerned commenters worry about sister's extreme eating disorder 😢

RyotsGurl | RyotsGurl

Consider long-term plans before moving in with boyfriend for safety. 🙏

Inside-Suggestion-51 | Inside-Suggestion-51

Sister's eating disorder needs medical care, not just family support. 🚨

shaylenn | shaylenn

Enabling an eating disorder is not okay 😡. Hope she gets help.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Escape the toxicity and prioritize your own well-being 🙌

0smultronstalle0 | 0smultronstalle0

Could the sister have Prader-Willi Syndrome? NTA shouldn't have to deal.

Oppodeldoc | Oppodeldoc

Encouraging support for someone dealing with an eating disorder 🙏

blueskittless | blueskittless

Encouraging seeking professional help for sister's eating disorder 👍

youdidwhatnow10 | youdidwhatnow10

Empathy without boundaries is self-destructive. NTA for leaving.

AnnofAvonlea | AnnofAvonlea

Escape the padlock and the toxicity. NTA 👏

yuhju | yuhju

Reducing calorie intake may not be the best solution. Sister needs professional help to figure out a food plan. 🙏

FearlessWillow9069 | FearlessWillow9069

Heartbreaking story of a patient's family enabling his death 😢

Nurse_Hatchet | Nurse_Hatchet

Encouraging tough love and therapy for sister's eating disorder 🙏

[deleted] | [deleted]

Compassionate response to sister's eating disorder, but boundaries are important 🙏

Kvascha | Kvascha

Encouraging CPS or APS intervention for sister's eating disorder 🚨

Ellie_Loves_ | Ellie_Loves_

Find help for eating disorders with NEDA. Start here 👏

Jcn101894 | Jcn101894

NTA shares personal experience and advice on eating disorder recovery.

Additional_Whereas_6 | Additional_Whereas_6

Former sufferer shares perspective on emotional eating and recovery 🙏

UseTheForceKimmie | UseTheForceKimmie

Eating disorders are serious addictions, treat them like one 🚨

rebelmumma | rebelmumma

Encouraging response to sister's eating disorder, suggests medical help 💪

Redditistootoxic | Redditistootoxic

Could sister's eating disorder be Prader-Willi Syndrome? Unlikely, say commenters.

que_he_hecho | que_he_hecho

Leaving and calling CPS: a justified move. NTA 👏

castlite | castlite

Tough love or necessary step? Moving out for sister's health 🤔

MikeyS707 | MikeyS707

Supportive comment encourages healthy habits for sister's recovery 🙏

Silverwolfypup | Silverwolfypup

Take control of your life and leave the toxic environment 💪

[deleted] | [deleted]

Sister's food addiction requires a delicate balance of support and boundaries 🙏

ivy_winterborn | ivy_winterborn

NTA suggests practical solutions to help sister with eating disorder.

JWJulie | JWJulie

Sibling's eating disorder and enabling behavior, NTA suggests therapy.

daughterofnarcs | daughterofnarcs

Encouraging reply to a struggling sibling, urging them to prioritize their own well-being and seek help for their sister's eating disorder. 🙏

eyespy_01 | eyespy_01

Encourage seeking professional help for sister's eating disorder. 🙏

Cardabella | Cardabella

Encourage therapy for sister's eating disorder. NTA comment.

RawbeardX | RawbeardX

Don't carry the guilt of your sister's disorder. Let parents handle.

jadedhardy | jadedhardy

Possible physical medical issues causing insatiable hunger, seek specialist help 🚡

GhostOfFridaKahlo | GhostOfFridaKahlo

Suggesting a possible genetic disorder and urging professional help 🚨

mamasqueeks | mamasqueeks

Take care of yourself. Don't let your sister's disorder consume you. 🙏

seba_make | seba_make

Commenter offers advice on escaping abusive household, receives dismissive reply 😠

schoolyjul | schoolyjul

Tough love or enabling? A difficult situation for any family 😢

RedoftheEvilDead | RedoftheEvilDead

Sister's eating disorder is not your responsibility. NTA 🙏

LittleManhattan | LittleManhattan

Concerned sibling may need to seek professional help for sister's disorder

karentheawesome | karentheawesome

Encouraging NTA comment suggests inpatient program for sister's disorder 🙌

[deleted] | [deleted]

Encouraging healthy eating habits for sister with eating disorder 🌱

jmn242 | jmn242

Concerned commenter suggests seeking adult protective services for sister's eating disorder

lady_skendich | lady_skendich

Cutting off a family member with an eating disorder? 🤔

RavenBlueEyes84 | RavenBlueEyes84

Sibling's eating disorder puts family in tough spot 😢

Usual-Aware | Usual-Aware

Encouraging NTA comment suggests seeking professional help for sister's disorder.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Setting boundaries with family is tough but necessary for self-care 🙏

[deleted] | [deleted]

Controversial comparison aside, limiting her food is necessary for survival 😱

aarovski | aarovski

Enabling an eating disorder is never okay 😡

kittenmint2 | kittenmint2

Commenter calls out parents for enabling sister's eating disorder 💪

Professor_Sqi | Professor_Sqi

Understanding the struggle of binge-eating disorder 🙏

TrollopMcGillicutty | TrollopMcGillicutty

Could her binge eating be Prader-Willi syndrome? 🤔

honeybunny999 | honeybunny999

Boundaries needed? Discuss in a respectful manner 👍

arizdawiz | arizdawiz

Support and understanding are crucial for dealing with eating disorders 👏

MqAuNeTeInS | MqAuNeTeInS

Is it an eating disorder or Prader-Willi syndrome? Either way, the parents are AHs 😠

Numerous_Team_2998 | Numerous_Team_2998

Filed Under: