David Bachman Shares His Story of Raising a Son With Anorexia

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Living with an eating disorder is devastating, but often we forget how difficult it can be to learn someone you love is struggling with a disease that can be difficult to fully comprehend from the outside.

David Bachman knows the pain of loving and supporting someone in the grips of an eating disorder. When his son was 12 years old, he was diagnosed with anorexia nervosa. What followed is a heartbreaking story of a father’s undying love and support in the face of a terrible disease and the difficult road to recovery.

Bachman recently detailed his story for the Washington Post, where he shares his struggles, his heartbreak, and his commitment to helping his son recover. Read the story here.

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