3 "ED Behaviors" that are ACTUALLY Autistic Traits

Season #4

Do you feel stuck in eating disorder recovery due to being autistic? For years, treatment professionals attempted to "heal" my eating disorder by attacking my autistic traits, which ultimately caused me to cling to the eating disorder even more. To achieve full recovery from an eating disorder as an autistic individual, it is essential to understand that eating disorder behaviors often mask underlying autism. When an individual's autistic traits are accepted and embraced, they can be seen as an advantage rather than a hindrance! In today's episode, I share three autistic traits and how they can manifest as eating disorder behaviors. I also provide tools on how to use each trait to your advantage in eating disorder recovery!