#35: Addiction, Sobriety, and Disordered Eating: An Interview With Abbie & Her Husband
It’s a husband episode! Abbie and her husband Jeb are interviewed about how they have navigated, and continue to navigate, their relationship with Jeb being a recovering addict and Abbie having recovered from an eating disorder.
This episode is full of helpful thoughts and tips for anyone who is in a relationship or friendship where mental health is central to the partnership (so, all of us!).
Jeb’s story with addiction and how he got sober
How Abbie and Jeb met and what dating looked like
How they support one another when they have very different personalities
What they have learned from each other about mental health
The similarities and differences between addiction and eating disorders
Genetic factors and environmental factors for both
How to approach a friend who is struggling
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