Eating disorder recovery is not a linear process, no matter what people make it out to be. Recently, Demi Lovato posted on their Instagram story to remind people that commenting on someone’s body can be harmful and hurtful, even if the “compliment” was spoken with no ill-intent.
Demi stated in their story, “Complimenting someone on their weight loss can be as harmful as complimenting someone on their weight gain,” a statement that could not be more true to me and my experience.
Text: “Idk who needs to hear this but complimenting someone on their weight loss can be as harmful as complimenting someone on their weight gain in regards to talking to someone in recovery from an eating disorder,” they wrote. “If you don’t know someone’s historyRead more on themighty.com