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Parents, Children & Food: A Complicated Relationship
I was listening intently to a radio interview with Clare Lord of WISE Philosophy, a program she founded "for emotional eaters who misuse food to numb and avoid uncomfortable feelings." I was curious about how a parent who was an emotional eater may pass some of those nutritional habits - as well some as those emotional scars - on to their children.
I spoke to Clare directly. The answers she had for me were startling. Not only do I now have a new perspective on disordered eating, I am also now more aware of how, as a parent, I should be careful of how I use food in my own household. First, I wanted to understand how men and women (mothers and fathers) have developed different self-images where weight is concerned.
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