This article was written for Recovery Warriors in honor of the beginning of Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and a time of increased worship for Muslims around the world. Ramadan can be a difficult time for those who struggle with food and body image insecurities. Triggering messages that are unintentional but harmful seem to increase during Ramadan, as much of the focus turns to food and community dinners. In this post, I have compiled a list of potentially triggering phrases that a person should avoid using at any time, but particularly during this month.
This article was published on Recovery Warriors here.