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Could I have an eating disorder

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i feel like a eating disorder


Hi there, welcome to Ask Alex,
We are really sorry to hear that you’re feeling this way, but I want to commend you for reaching out and acknowledging your feelings. It takes a lot of courage to recognise and talk about such difficult emotions. It’s essential to remember that you’re not alone, and there are people and services available to help you through this challenging time.
In Ireland, one valuable support service you can turn to is Bodywhys (Eating Disorders Association of Ireland). They offer support, information, and a listening ear to individuals struggling with eating disorders, as well as their families and friends. You can visit their website at to access resources and get in touch with their support network.
When dealing with feelings like this, it’s important to seek help from professionals who can provide guidance and support tailored to your specific situation. You can always reach out to us at Childline by freephone at 1800 66 66 66 or through our Live Chat at We are a confidential, non-judgmental, and 24/7 service, always here for you, ready to listen and explore options that are available to you.
Remember, it’s okay to ask for help, and there are people who genuinely care about your well-being. Don’t hesitate to reach out to these support services and share your feelings with someone you trust. You’re taking an important step towards healing, and there is hope for a brighter future.
Look after yourself, 

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